Knowledge Classification: A classification used for any branch of knowledge, but which cannot be adapted for classifying books until a generalia class, form classes and divisions, a notation, and an index have been added.
Book Classification: A general term covering bibliographical classification. Mostly refers to library classification for arrangements of books and documents on the shelves. Usually a board board classification.
Difference between Knowledge classification and book classifications are listed below:
|Knowledge Classification||Book Classification|
|It arranges knowledge on the basis of evaluating and classified thoughts, ideas and concepts for universal purpose.||It arranges expression of the knowledge.|
|It represents adequately the field of human learning.||Expression preserved in written records, documents with specific purpose.|
|It is based on preconceived ideas, essentially superficial.||It provides adequate subject approach to the existing collection.|
|Knowledge classification id multidimensional.||It has to be one dimensional from left to right along the shelf.|
|Reality cannot be classified, only our knowledge of it exists as expressed thoughts.||It is a convenient device for location of known workers.|
|The terms which are un-linear, must be set down before classification can be made.||Book classification can be constructed by producing helpful arrangement and based on the ‘order of nature”.|
|It is mental planning of the thought (subject).||It is a transcribing of thoughts in subjects.|
|It consists of main branch of universe of knowledge.||It consists of terms of the knowledge.|
|It is human mental faculty.||It contains words and phrases used for human mental faculties.|
|It is homogeneous region of the universe of knowledge.||It is a first array of schemes and each term of array makes a great area of knowledge.|
|It is based on personal theories and a new doctrine might upset.||It is based on systems and new doctrines facilitate the way of book classification.|