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ERIC Number: EJ290196
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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The Development of the Dewey Decimal Classification.
Sweeney, Russell
Journal of Documentation, v39 n3 p192-205 Sep 1983
This review of the evolution of the Dewey Decimal Classification over past 30 years concentrates on three conflicts that have influenced recent developments: integrity of numbers versus keeping pace with knowledge; detailed bibliographic classification versus shelf location device; and national bias versus internationalization. Seven references are listed. (EJS)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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