ERIC Number: EJ541530
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Universal Decimal Classification: Some Factors Concerning Its Origins, Development, and Influence.
McIlwaine, I. C.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v48 n4 p331-39 Apr 1997
Discusses the history and development of the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC). Topics include the relationship with Dewey Decimal Classification; revision process; structure; facet analysis; lack of standard rules for application; application in automated systems; influence of UDC on classification development; links with thesauri; and use as an international retrieval tool. (LRW)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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