| BLS2211; DOCUMENT CLASSIFICATION II
This is a continuation from BLS 2102 (Classification I). It thus enables learners to perfect their skills of library classification and how they are applied while classifying information materials.
To enable learners perfect their knowledge and skills in classification of library and information materials
Students to be able to:
Intellectual, practical and transferable skills
Knowledge and skills in classification
Knowledge in evaluating classification schemes
Skills in developing customized classification schemes
Teaching and Learning Pattern
By use of lectures, practicals, discussions
Library Classification practice, interpretation of class number; assigning class numbers using general and specialized classification schemes, evaluation of classification schemes, designing customized classification schemes.
Continuous assessment shall be applied to generate marks for coursework. Tests, coursework research questions, and projects will constitute 30%mark while final examinations (70 marks).
Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme (12th and 13th Abridged Edition). New York: Forest press.
Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme (22nd Edition). New York: Forest press
Husain, Shabahat. 1993. Library classification and analysis. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Kumar, Krishan. 1979. Theory of classification. Vikas Publishing House.
Sharma J & Kumar, R. 1994. DDC: A practical guide. New Delhi: Indian Bibliographies Bureau.
Universal Decimal Classification. 1961. Abridged English edition.