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guide to science fiction & fantasy in the Library of Congress classification scheme

Burgess, Michael

guide to science fiction & fantasy in the Library of Congress classification scheme

by Burgess, Michael

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Published by Borgo Press in San Bernardino, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classification -- Books -- Science fiction.,
  • Classification -- Books -- Fantasy literature.,
  • Subject headings -- Science fiction.,
  • Subject headings -- Fantasy literature.,
  • Cataloging of science fiction.,
  • Cataloging of fantasy literature.,
  • Classification, Library of Congress.,
  • Science fiction -- Bibliography -- Methodology.,
  • Fantasy literature -- Bibliography -- Methodology.

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    Other titlesGuide to science fiction and fantasy in the Library of Congress classification scheme.
    StatementMichael Burgess.
    SeriesThe Borgo reference library,, v. 8
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ697.F29 B87 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 p. ;
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4097147M
    ISBN 100893709077, 0893708070
    LC Control Number80011418

      Within each subcategory, there are more classifications, which are shown in the ones place. For instance, a book with a call number of “,” tells you that the book is American fiction written between and For more tips, including how to shelve books using the Library of Congress Classification System, read on!%(15). The Dewey Decimal System catalogs library books by assigning them a call number based on their subject. Call numbers begin with a three-digit number. The first digit represents one of 10 broad classes, such as religion, technology or art; the second digit represents one of .

    A genre fiction classification scheme can to aid readers in their search for materials as well as preventing them from feeling overwhelmed when dealing with the entire fiction collection at once. This study investigates attitudes toward genre fiction classification by public library patrons in the Main Branch of the Durham County Public. Library - Library - The Dewey Decimal system: The best known of all schemes for the classification of documents in libraries is the Dewey Decimal Classification, devised by Melvil Dewey in and published in Apart from being the first modern classification scheme for libraries, the Dewey system embodies two of Dewey’s many contributions to the theory and practice of librarianship.

    This revision of Burgess's critically acclaimed guide to reference works in the fascinating genres of science fiction, fantasy, and horror thoroughly maps the territory of reference works, covering all major (and some minor) information sources published in the field starting in the s and well into Cited by: 1. The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more.


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Guide to science fiction & fantasy in the Library of Congress classification scheme by Burgess, Michael Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy in the Library of Congress Classification Scheme, Second Edition (Borgo Cataloging Guides) Skip to main content Try PrimeFormat: Paperback. Title: A Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy in the Library of Congress Classification Scheme, Second Edition (Borgo Cataloging Guides) Author(s): Michael Burgess ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Borgo Press Availability: AmazonAuthor: Robert Reginald.

Guide to science fiction and fantasy in the Library of Congress classification scheme: Responsibility: Michael Burgess. Library Science. The call number's appearance differs depending where it is found.

On a book's label, the parts of the call number are stacked vertically, and are read from top to bottom. In the online catalog, the call number is written horizontally in a single line, and is read from left to Size: KB.

Guide to science fiction and fantasy in the Library of Congress classification scheme. San Bernardino, Calif.: Borgo Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Burgess, Michael, Guide to science fiction and fantasy in the Library of Congress classification scheme. San Bernardino, Calif.: Borgo Press, (OCoLC) Document.

In addition to listing the science fiction reference books in the Main Reading Room Reference collection, this guide analyzes the books in order to lead readers to the best choices for information on particular subject areas, formats, or other distinctive features.

Each of the sources analyzed is referred to by an abbreviation or symbol. This outline of the Library of Congress Classification can be used to determine where titles in a general subject area may be found in our library. For more information about the Library of Congress Classification system, how to find materials in The Western Libraries, and other research help, please ask at the Research-Writing Studio on Haggard : Madeline Kelly.

Sometimes, fiction is further genrefied. Divisions of fiction such as Mystery or Detective Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Urban Fiction are fairly prevalent, though libraries will use whatever divisions make the most sense for their community. All of this to say—if you’re looking for a fiction book, particularly one that is genre Author: Abby Hargreaves.

Library of Congress Classification Outline. Listed below are the letters and titles of the main classes of the Library of Congress Classification. Click on any class to view an outline of its subclasses. Online access to the complete text of the schedules is available in Classification Web, a subscription product that may also be purchased from.

From the Online Catalog to the Shelf. Libraries in the United States generally use either the Library of Congress Classification System (LC) or the Dewey Decimal Classification System to organize their books. Most academic libraries use LC, and most public libraries and K school libraries.

The Library of Congress Classification arranges materials by subjects. The first sections of the call number represent the subject of the book. The letter-and-decimal section of the call number often represents the author's last name. And, as you recall, the last section of a call number is often the date of publication.

example: Figure 1. The Library of Congress Classification (LCC) is a system of library classification developed by the Library of is used by most research and academic libraries in the U.S.

and several other countries. LCC should not be confused with LCCN, the system of Library of Congress Control Numbers assigned to all books (and authors), which also defines URLs of their online catalog entries.

Amy J. Richard. Genre Fiction Classification: A Study of the Durham County Library. A Master’s paper for the M.S. in L.S. degree, July, 40 pages.

Advisor: Jerry D. Saye. This study assesses the impact that the separation of the fiction collection into genre categories has on fiction users at the Durham County Library (DCL) Main Branch. If unsure, note that in most cases, science fiction, fantasy and horror are classified in PZ 4, while other genres by the same author are classified with the other works of literature in the LC schedule.

III. INSTRUCTIONS. Classify works according to the following table. Works in PZ 4. A guide to the Library of Congress classification by Lois Mai Chan, Published in Cataloging correctly for kids: an introduction to the tools by Sheila S.

Intner, et al., Published in For more online cataloging resources, see our list of web resources. Library classification, system of arrangement adopted by a library to enable patrons to find its materials quickly and cataloging provides information on the physical and topical nature of the book (or other item), classification, through assignment of a call number (consisting of class designation and author representation), locates the item in its library setting and, ideally.

The DDC is not as easily expandable as classification systems like the Library of Congress Classification system when new subjects or technologies emerge.

There is the potential for very large classification call numbers as a result of number building, and the need for extreme accuracy by some libraries.

Class P: Language and Literature is a classification used by the Library of Congress Classification system. This page outlines the subclasses of Class P. This page outlines the subclasses of Class P.

It contains 19 sub-classifications, 12 of which are dedicated to language families and geographic groups of languages, and 10 sub-classifications of literature (4 subclasses contain both languages and literatures).

After an introduction to the nature of science fiction, historical chapters trace science fiction from Thomas More to more recent years, including a chapter on film and television. The second section introduces four critical approaches to science fiction drawing their theoretical inspiration from Marxism, postmodernism, feminism and queer theory.

A guide for understanding Library of Congress call numbers, to help train new library employees to properly format spine labels for printing and to sort and shelve library materials. Created as a project for Cataloging and Classification class, University of Nebraska at Omaha/University of Missouri, Spring.

Buy a cheap copy of Immroth's Guide to the Library of book by Lois Mai Chan. This book is intended to be an introduction to the Library of Congress Classification.

It provides the reader with a basic understanding of the characteristics of Free shipping over $  SF (Science Fiction) Science fiction is defined as those works of fiction that consider technology central to the development of society that are set either in a future that is technologically different from the present, or set in an alien society that is technologically different from our current society or that differs from human society.A Guide to Science Fiction & Fantasy in the Library of Congress Classific Ation Scheme (Borgo Cataloging Guides, No.

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