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ERIC Number: EJ340296
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Bibliographic Classification Theory and Text Linguistics: Aboutness Analysis, Intertextuality and the Cognitive Act of Classifying Documents.
Beghtol, Clare
Journal of Documentation, v42 n2 p84-113 Jun 1986
Explicates a definition and theory of "aboutness" and aboutness analysis developed by text linguist van Dijk; explores implications of text linguistics for bibliographic classification theory; suggests the elements that a theory of the cognitive process of classifying documents needs to encompass; and delineates how people identify aboutness of documents. (MBR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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