Notation

  • English

    The Seven Tables of DDC

    You already know that DDC consist of seven tables. For your detail information all of the tables and their mnemonic values are discussed in below: Table-1 : Standard Sub-division: The  notations of this tables are huge to express the point of view from and intend of huge of any subject field. The symbol are sub-divided from -01-09. Basically this notation are added to the base…

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  • Library Science

    Mnemonic Value of Notation

    A classification is said to have mnemonic value when its notation has the power of “aiding the memory”, i.e. when some of its symbols have more or less the same significance wherever they appear in the schedules or more correctly, when certain aspects are always represented by the same symbols throughout the schedules. Mnemonic devices usually result from a mechanical manipulation of the notational symbols.…

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    Types and definition of Notation for library science

    Definition of “Notation” Notation is a term which is used in classification schedule. Notation is a series of symbols, which is used to representing a subject, and it is a very important features of book classification in a library. Harrods Librarian Glossary (Tenth ed.) “The symbols which stand for the divisions in a scheme of classification.” Harrods Librarian Glossary “A Notation is the ordered, series…

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    Qualities and Usefulness of good Notation for LIS

    It is obvious from the use made of a notation that the symbols standing for topics in the schedules should:  Notation should reflect order: The Notation must indicate order that mean the symbols use to represent the topic should indicate the position of that topic in hierarchy of it main class or division. Notation should be assemble as fetchable:  Simplicity of notation depend on the…

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    Functions of Notation in Library Classification

    Function of “Notation” in library classification: 1. Stands  in place of terms used in the scheme of classification, so that whenever the term is to be represented it may be represented by a class mark only. For example: The terms Mathematics, Chemistry, & Physics are refereed to by the notation (In DDC) 510, 530and 540 respectively 2. Shows the sequence of schedules and subordination of…

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