ERIC Number: EJ559844
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Arranging Roots: Classification and Subject Headings for Genealogical Collections.
Blake, Linda; Stallings, Evelyn T.
Library Resources & Technical Services, v41 n4 p335-46 Oct 1997
The Dewey Decimal Classification was not fulfilling genealogical researchers' needs, who search for ancestors by place (not subject). A new system that was developed at Rowan Public Library (Salisbury, North Carolina) is described. Also given are suggested additions to the Library of Congress Subject Headings to provide geographic orientation. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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