TITLE

Another Opinion: Joys of Deweying

AUTHOR(S)
Hassett, Bob
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Library Media Connection;Nov2007, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the author's opinion about the use of Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) in public and school libraries. According to the author, DDC is outdated, that it reflects biases of a particular brand of 19th century thought that is considered at present narrow, uninformed and, in some cases, offensive; that it, in effect, actually obscures more meaning than it illuminates.
ACCESSION #
27423444

 

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