The Colon Classification. Rutgers Series on Systems for Intellectual Organization of Information Volume IV
Ranganathan, S. R.

New Brunswick, NJ Graduate School of Library Service, Rutgers the State University 1965 First edition thus Octavo ( standard size). Wear to edges and corners of covers. Minimally ex-library, with sticker on spine and library stamp and written call number on title page. Name of former owner of book marked out on front cover. 298 p. w/bibliography, glossary, indexes. A detailed work on a faceted classification scheme created by the Indian mathematician and librarian Ranganathan. One of his most famous efforts was his devising of the Acknowledgment of Duplication,stating that any system of classification of information necessarily implies at least two different classifications for any given data point. He sought a more exact classification with this effort Good Trade Paperback (Item ID: 13120)


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