Archive for the 'Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC)' Category

Classification & Indexing Section Newsletter December 2014

The Classification & Indexing Newsletter December 2014  is now available from the C&I website. Read about the WLIC 2014 in Lyon, the coming WLIC 2015 in Cape Town, news and updates from libraries around the world.  

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Classification & Indexing Section Newsletter June 2013

The Classification & Indexing Newsletter June 2014 is now available from the C&I website.  Contents include information about WLIC 2014 in Lyon, the FRBR review group, the IFLA Namespaces Technical Group, news and updates from UDC, DDC and from libraries around the world  

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EDUG presentations

Presentations given at Building the future of DDC: Translations, technology and transition 2003-2013 are available online. The symposium  took place at the National Library of Norway, Oslo, Norway in April 2013, in association with the annual meeting of the European DDC Users Group (EDUG). The web page provides links to […]

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Michael Panzer has been named the 10th Editor-in-Chief of the DDC

Michael Panzer, formerly Assistant Editor, has been named the 10th Editor-in-Chief of the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system. Michael Panzer, who becomes the first DDC Editor-in-Chief from outside the United States, replaces Joan S. Mitchell, who has retired after serving with distinction in the position since 1993. Michael joined OCLC […]

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Classification & Indexing Section Newsletter

Issue number 46 (December 2012) of the Cataloguing & Indexing Section Newsletter has been published. Contents include reports from WLIC 2012 in Helsinki and the IFLA Namespaces Technical Group, a look forward to WLIC 2013 in Singaport, and news and updates from UDC, DDC, and the Library of Congress.

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EDUG Annual Meeting and Symposium 2013

The seventh annual meeting of the European DDC Users Group will be held at the National Library of Norway, Oslo, Norway, on 11 April 2013. The meeting will be followed by a symposium Building the future of DDC: Translations, technology and transition 2003-2013 at the National Library of Norway, Oslo, Norway, on 12 April […]

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Joan Mitchell to leave DDC

Joan Mitchell, editor in chief of the Dewey Decimal Classification, has announced her retirement with effect from 18 January 2013. Joan has been working with the Dewey editorial team since 1993, and has overseen the very successful development of the classification scheme and its supporting infrastructure through the evolution of […]

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