Browse / Language Arts & Disciplines / Learn Dewey Decimal Classifica... / 22nd Edition
Learn Dewey Decimal Classification First North American Edition 9781590958049

Learn Dewey Decimal Classification First North American Edition | 22nd Edition

ISBN-10: 1590958047
ISBN-13: 9781590958049
AUTHOR:
PUBLISHER: TotalRecall Publications, Incorporated
Also available at Amazon.com
Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access codes, CDs, DVDs)
Product Description: LEARN DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION (Edition 22) First North American Edition
A Practical Study Guide For Learning Every Aspect of Dewey Decimal Classification
This combined text and workbook covers the theories and principles of Dewey Decimal Classification and then offers readers immediate practice in putting the information to use. Plentiful, clear explanations, examples and practice exercises illustrate every aspect of Dewey Decimal Classification and help students master creating DDC numbers. The book also includes a new chapter on WebDewey; a glossary that defines technical terms in simple language; and an index. It is an easy to use study tool for all library students and library staff who need to be familiar with at least the basics.
Unlike other materials available for learning the DDC, this book combines workbook with instructional text. As such, the student can refer to it beyond the course. It can profitably supplement other texts in cataloging and classification, and also serve as a review of the developments of the DDC.
Library Collections, Acquisitions and Technical Services review of the previous edition
It provides an easy and friendly approach to the learning of the DDC without assuming any prior knowledge on the part of its users. This being a complete guide and the DDC being used internationally, this workbook will be useful in any library/library school anywhere in the world. It is a welcome addition to the practical manuals on the DDC.
--Library Times International review of the previous edition
Learn Dewey Decimal Classification is one of nine study guides in the Library Education Series. Please see the back of this book for a complete listing, or visit www.totalrecallpress.com for more information.
Mary Mortimer is a librarian, library and Internet trainer, author, multimedia developer, and publisher. Since her professional education in the Universities of Sydney and New South Wales, Mary has worked in libraries in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Britain in many capacities. She is a director of DocMatrix Pty Limited in Canberra, Australia, which publishes workbooks to help librarians and assistants develop the practical skills they need in the workplace. These books have been modified for libraries in Southeast Asia, South America and North America. Mary has also developed interactive multimedia programs for librarians, and organizes in-service training for library assistants. She has taught Dewey Decimal Classification to library paraprofessionals and professionals, including staff of the National Library of Australia, and in doing so has refined her explanations and examples. The result is this clear and comprehensive study guide that helps students and staff apply the Dewey Decimal scheme sensibly and correctly.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface
1. Introduction to Classification
2. Introduction to Dewey Decimal Classification
3. Principles of Classifying with DDC
4. Components of the Dewey Decimal Classification
5. Finding a Number in the Schedules
6. Organization of the Schedules
7. Number Building and Table 1: Standard Subdivisions
8. Table 2: Geographic Areas, Historical Periods, Persons
9. Table 3: Subdivisions for the Arts, for Individual Literatures, for Specific Literary Forms
10. Table 4: Subdivisions of Individual Languages and Language Families, and Table 6: Languages
11. Table 5: Ethnic and National Groups
12. Adding from the Schedules
13. WebDewey
14. More Practice
Answers
Glossary
Bibliography
"

Additional Details


PUBLICATION DATE:
PAGES: 136
CATEGORY: Language Arts & Disciplines
Star

21 Day Unconditional Guarantee

any book, any reason

Buy this book used:

$723.07

List Price: $38.00
Your Savings:
Total Price:
 

REVIEWS for Learn Dewey Decimal Classification First North American Edition 22nd Edition


Select a star rating

FAQ'S

1. How do textbook rentals work?
It’s simple. Begin by searching for your textbook by ISBN (10 or 13-digit number that can be found on the back cover of each book), title, author or keyword. Next select how long you would like to rent the book then add it to your cart. Repeat for each book you’re looking for. After completing the order we’ll ship them to you and you’ll also receive a prepaid mailer. Return your books in the mailer by your rental due date.
2. Is renting a textbook better than purchasing it?
We offer both! You can buy or rent the book through Campus Book Rentals. It’s up to you to decide which option best meets your educational needs.
3. How do I track my order?
Login to your account here, you’ll see your current rentals listed textbook rentals listed with a yellow box that says “track”. Click the box to view the tracking number. *Not all books will have a tracking number since they may be sent from one of our partners. Tracking numbers will be updated as they become available.
4. How do I return my books?
When you rent textbooks from Campus Book Rentals you’ll receive a prepaid mailer. When it’s nearing your due date you’ll place your books inside the mailer and take it to the nearest USPS drop box or Post Office. If you don’t receive a mailer you can print a return label from your account. Return shipping is prepaid so please use either of the two methods to ensure they arrive at the correct facility.
5. Can I write or highlight in my book?
Of course! Just remember that future students will rent the same book after you, so please be respectful.
6. How much money can renting my books save?
It depends on the book. Generally renting textbooks can save you up to 80% compared to a new textbook.
7. Are Campus Book Rentals’ books the same as my bookstore’s?
Yes! We only ship US edition textbooks, which are the same as your campus bookstore.
8. Do access codes or other supplements come with a textbook rental?
One time use access codes and other supplemental materials are NOT included with rental books and must be purchased separately.
9. What if I don’t return my rental?
If your book rental is not returned by the due date, your credit card will be charged a non-return fee, equal to the replacement value for the book.
10. Can I purchase my book after I rent it?
Certainty! You’re only charged the difference between what you already paid and the value of the book at the time you initially rented. Login to your account and choose to purchase your book and it’ll walk you through the checkout process.

Textbook Rentals

We know that textbook rentals are the best way currently to distribute high quality textbooks, and we want to have you on board! Join over a million students that have saved money by renting! Not only is it better for you, but when you return it that book can go on to help even more students access affordable education. We're confident we offer the best value in rentals, but if you're not a believer you can always return your book for a no questions asked refund within 21 days.

Why Choose Us?

1. Campus Book Rentals pioneered the idea of textbook rentals, making prices significantly cheaper for every student while still maintaining the highest quality. We've been at it since 2007 and the entire industry has had to adapt to keep up.

2. Though keeping prices low has always been the goal, we can boast an excellent support team that has helped thousands of students get the best value for their education. Chat with them at 855-200-0021 or use our chat box.

3. We practice what we preach. We routinely read our own textbooks to further our own education while at work. We know that only with a well-educated team of individuals can we continue to change the industry for the better.

Make A Difference

At Campus Book Rentals our company is guided by a single question, "How are we making education more affordable?" We know that getting a college education is quickly becoming a rite of passage for students and is becoming more important every year. In order to make education more attainable for the 99%, we started renting textbooks so students could avoid high purchase prices and buyback programs. We know it's a better way, and we're going to show everyone how to make a college education affordable again.