Classification of Library Documents by Using the Web

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  • Badan Barman Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University

Abstract

This paper describes different online tools that can be used to obtain a Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) number for a publication. The emergence of the World Wide Web and the merging of databases from different libraries have paved a new means for finding classification numbers. The use of such web tools for classifying library materials can be a time–saving mechanism. This paper only includes Web tools that can be used for free.

Author Biography

Badan Barman, Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University

Academic consultant, library and information science at Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati, Assam, India. He has more than five years of professional experience in library and information science. He can be contacted via http://lislinks.com

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