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Library classification

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A library classification is a system of knowledge organization by which library resources are arranged according to subject. [1]

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Attribute-value system

An attribute-value system is a basic knowledge representation framework comprising a table with columns designating "attributes" (also known as "properties", "predicates," "features," "dimensions," "characteristics", "fields", "headers" or "independent variables" depending on the context) and "rows" designating "objects" (also known as "entities," "instances," "exemplars," "elements", "records" or "dependent variables").

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BCM Classification

The British Catalogue of Music Classification (BCM Classification) is a faceted classification that was commissioned from E. J. Coates by the Council of the British National Bibliography to organize the content of the British Catalogue of Music.

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Bliss bibliographic classification

The Bliss bibliographic classification (BC) is a library classification system that was created by Henry E. Bliss (1870–1955) and published in four volumes between 1940 and 1953.

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Categorization is the process in which ideas and objects are recognized, differentiated, and understood.

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Chinese Library Classification

The Chinese Library Classification (CLC), also known as Classification for Chinese Libraries (CCL), is effectively the national library classification scheme in China.

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Colon classification

Colon classification (CC) is a system of library classification developed by S. R. Ranganathan.

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Conrad Gessner

Conrad Gessner (Conradus Gesnerus; Conrad Geßner or Cůnrat Geßner; 26 March 1516 – 13 December 1565) was a Swiss physician, naturalist, bibliographer, and philologist.

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Cutter Expansive Classification

The Cutter Expansive Classification system is a library classification system devised by Charles Ammi Cutter.

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Dewey Decimal Classification

The Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), or Dewey Decimal System, is a proprietary library classification system first published in the United States by Melvil Dewey in 1876.

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Dickinson classification

The Dickinson classification is a library classification scheme used to catalogue and classify musical compositions.

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Document classification

Document classification or document categorization is a problem in library science, information science and computer science.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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An enumeration is a complete, ordered listing of all the items in a collection.

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Faceted classification

A Faceted classification is a classification scheme used in organizing knowledge into a systematic order.

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Harvard–Yenching Classification

Alfred Kaiming Chiu (1898–1977) was a pioneer of establishing a library classification system for Chinese language materials in the United States of America.

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A hierarchy (from the Greek hierarchia, "rule of a high priest", from hierarkhes, "leader of sacred rites") is an arrangement of items (objects, names, values, categories, etc.) in which the items are represented as being "above", "below", or "at the same level as" one another A hierarchy can link entities either directly or indirectly, and either vertically or diagonally.

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Iconclass is a specialized library classification designed for art and iconography.

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Index term

An index term, subject term, subject heading, or descriptor, in information retrieval, is a term that captures the essence of the topic of a document.

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International Standard Book Number

The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique numeric commercial book identifier.

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International Standard Serial Number

An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is an eight-digit serial number used to uniquely identify a serial publication.

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Jacques Charles Brunet

Jacques Charles Brunet (2 November 1780 – 14 November 1867) was a French bibliographer.

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Knowledge is a familiarity, awareness, or understanding of someone or something, such as facts, information, descriptions, or skills, which is acquired through experience or education by perceiving, discovering, or learning.

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Knowledge organization

Knowledge organization (KO), organization of knowledge, organization of information, or information organization is a branch of library and information science (LIS) concerned with activities such as document description, indexing, and classification performed in libraries, databases, archives, etc.

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Korean decimal classification

The Korean decimal classification (KDC) is a system of library classification used in South Korea.

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Library and information science

Library and information science (LIS) (sometimes given as the plural library and information sciences) or as "library and information studies" is a merging of library science and information science.

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Library catalog

A library catalog or library catalogue is a register of all bibliographic items found in a library or group of libraries, such as a network of libraries at several locations.

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Library management

Library management is a sub-discipline of institutional management that focuses on specific issues faced by libraries and library management professionals.

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Library of Congress Classification

The Library of Congress Classification (LCC) is a system of library classification developed by the Library of Congress.

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Library of Congress Subject Headings

The Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) comprise a thesaurus (in the information science sense, a controlled vocabulary) of subject headings, maintained by the United States Library of Congress, for use in bibliographic records.

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National Library of Medicine classification

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) classification system is a library indexing system covering the fields of medicine and preclinical basic sciences.

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New Classification Scheme for Chinese Libraries

The New Classification Scheme for Chinese Libraries is a system of library classification developed by Yung-Hsiang Lai since 1956.

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Nippon Decimal Classification

The Nippon Decimal Classification (NDC, also called the Nippon Decimal System) is a system of library classification developed for mainly Japanese language books maintained by the Japan Library Association since 1956.

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S. R. Ranganathan

Siyali Ramamrita Ranganathan (S.R.R.) (August 1892 – 27 September 1972) was a mathematician and librarian from India.

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Subject access

Subject access refers to the methods and systems by which books, journals, and other documents are accessed in a given bibliographic database (e.g. a library classification system).

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Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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A system is a regularly interacting or interdependent group of items forming an integrated whole.

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Taxonomy (general)

Taxonomy is the practice and science of classification.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Universal Decimal Classification

The Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) is a bibliographic and library classification representing the systematic arrangement of all branches of human knowledge organized as a coherent system in which knowledge fields are related and inter-linked.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library_classification

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