Open Journal Systems
Classification of Library Documents by Using the Web
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 timesaving mechanism. This paper only includes Web tools that can be used for free.