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A practical guide to Library of Congress classification

Author: Karen Snow
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Practical Guide to Library of Congress Classification is a hands-on introduction to the LCC. The book examines each part of the LCC call number and how it is assembled and guides the reader through each step of finding and constructing LCC call numbers in Classification Web (the primary resource used to access LCC). Chapters include: Library of Congress Classification in a nutshell; breaking down the Library of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Snow, Karen, 1977- author.
Practical guide to Library of Congress classification.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2017040282
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Snow
ISBN: 9781538100660 1538100665 9781538100677 1538100673
OCLC Number: 979567635
Description: ix, 161 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Library of Congress classification in a nutshell --
Dates --
Cutter numbers : what are they? --
Creating a main entry Cutter number --
Cutters and the shelflist --
LCC in Classification Web --
Browsing LCC in Classification Web --
Searching LCC in Classification Web --
Basic LCC call number building --
Advanced call number building using tables (including the translation & biography tables) --
Advanced call number building using embedded tables --
Classifying fiction in LCC --
Other avenues and resources --
Appendix. Answers to end of chapter exercises --
Glossary --
Regions & countries table (G300) --
U.S. states and Canadian provinces table (G302).
Responsibility: Karen Snow.

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A simple and clear guide to our beloved LCC--straightforward and easy to understand number-building strategies for both professional librarians and novice LCC-users. Snow provides practical lessons Read more...

 
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