BLIS 03 Library Classification Theory (Code: BLIS 03)

BLIS 03 Library Classification Theory
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Summary of BLIS 03 Library Classification Theory

BLIS 03 Library Classification Theory

BLIS-03: Library Classification Theory

Answer all questions.

1.1 Dr. S.R. Ranganathan’s definition of library classification involves three important

concepts, viz, artificial language, ordinal number and specific subject. Elaborate these

concepts and also discuss the functions of library classification.


1.2 Write an essay on the notation of colon classification.

2.1 Discuss the different species of library classification. Why freely faceted classification is also called analytico-synthetic classification.


2.2 Define facet analysis and discuss its application in DDCand UDC.  

3.1 What is the nature and importance of common isolates inlibrary classification? Briefly explain their provision in Colon Classification.    


3.2 What is meant by ‘mnemonics’? Discuss the various types of mnemonics used in the

schemes of library classification.    

4.1 Explain the concept of phase relation with appropriate examples from different schemes of classification.        


4.2 Explain how you represent complex subject in Colon Classification.

5.0 Write short notes on any two of the following:  

a) Classification Research Group.

b) Postulational approach.

c) Subject device.

d) Relative Index of DDC.

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