Course Archives Documentation Research and Training Centre Unit
Course:Information Organization (Theory and Practice)
Instructor: Devika P Madalli / M P Satija
Room: G16
Level: Postgraduate
Time: Currently offered
Past Exams

Syllabus: Universe of Subjects: structure and attributes, modes of formation of subjects. Library Classification; Mapping of Universe of subjects in major schemes of Library classification; Species of Classification. General Theory of Classification; Normative Principles; The Three planes of work. Basic Concepts. Principles and postulates of Helpful Sequence; Facet Analysis and facet sequence Notation; Kinds and Hospitality. Trends in classification, Thesaurofacet, Classaurus, Automatic classification, Classification in online systems, Web Dewey. Classification Practice: Use of latest editions of CC, DDC and UDC for classification of documents.

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Midterm Exam 40 marks
Assignment --- marks
Final Exam 60 marks
Total 100 marks

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Past Exams
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