DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/244bf5/library_classifica) has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book "Library Classification Trends in the 21st Century" to their offering.
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.
Readership: The book will be useful to classification researchers, LIS faculties and postgraduate students in library and information science. This book is also an ideal example for writers of literature reviews in theses and dissertations.
- covers all aspects of library classification
- it is the only book that reviews literature published over a decade's time span (1999-2009)
- well thought chapterization which is in tune with the LIS and classification curriculum
- useful reference tool for researchers in classification
- a valuable contribution to the bibliographic control of classification literature
Key Topics Covered:
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, reclassifi cation and non-classificatory approaches to knowledge organisation
Modern knowledge organisation systems and interoperability
Classification: theories, research trends and personalities
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