On cataloguing books

Paul Andinach pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Wed Mar 19 02:54:11 EST 2003


On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Rowland, Jennifer A B wrote:

> Jon wrote: 

> > I can't imagine anyone not a librarian wanting to give
> > books Dewey numbers, but to librarians they are a way
> > of life, we just naturally shelve our books in dewey
> > order (well I do anyway)
> 
> Nah, UDC roolz. 
> 
> (Universal Decimal Classification. I actually don't think it's
> better than Dewey because I've never used Dewey so I don't have a
> way of comparing. And my books are in mysteries-over-here,
> exept-the-ones-that-are somewhere-else classification)

How is it "Universal" when everybody uses Dewey?


Paul
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