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Dewey Daze I - (Cataloging Using Dewey Decimals)

Event Type: Professional Skills Training
Date: 3/14/2011, 3/15/2011
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
 If you do Dewey in your library, and need to brush up on the basics, this workshop is for you. You'll learn how to find your way around the schedules and tables to create call numbers that work. Using detailed explanations and multiple examples we'll discuss and practice the proper procedures for assigning commendable class numbers.


* history and arrangement of the system
* the principles of DDC
* using the Relative index
* using the Manual
* number building with notations from the schedules
* number building using tables

This is an introductory course, so previous experience is not mandatory.

Handouts with examples and worksheets will be provided.

Location: SWFLN Office - 10501 FGCU Boulevard South, Fort Myers, Florida 33965
Registration Ends: 3/8/2011 at 12:00 PM
Other Information:
 Intended audience:
Copy catalogers, beginning catalogers and experienced but untrained catalogers.

Anticipated goal:
At the conclusion of this workshop, you should be able to assign simple Dewey call numbers and check the appropriateness of call numbers in records that you copy.

Required text:
DDC 22 (The Dewey books)
Link: Click here for DDC 22 information
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee must give 24 HOUR cancellation notice to allow other registrants to attend.

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