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Author Kumbhar, Rajendra.

Title Library classification trends in the 21st century / Rajendra Kumbhar, A. Alonso
Published Witney : Chandos Publishing (Oxford) Ltd, 2012


Description 1 online resource (1 ebook (186 pages))
Series Chandos information professional series
Chandos information professional series
Contents Knowledge organisation and knowledge organisation systems -- Classification and its uses -- Construction of classification schemes -- General classification schemes -- Special classification schemes and classification of non-bibliographic entities -- Automatic book classification, reclassification and non-classificatory approaches to knowledge organisation -- Classification education -- Modern knowledge organisation systems and interoperability -- Text categorisation -- Classification: theories, research trends and personalities
Summary This book traces development in and around library classification as reported in literature published in the first decade of the 21st century. It reviews literature published on various aspects of library classification including modern applications of classification such as internet resource discovery, automatic book classification, text categorization, modern manifestations of classification such as taxonomies, folksonomies and ontologies and interoperable systems enabling crosswalk. The book also features classification education and an exploration of relevant topics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-170) and index
Notes English
Subject Classification -- History -- 21st century
Information organization -- History -- 21st century
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
Information organization
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Alonso, A
ISBN 9781780632988