Devising a Classification Scheme for Islam: Opinions of LIS and Islamic Studies Scholars
Idrees, Haroon, Mahmood, Khalid, Library Philosophy and Practice
Classification plays a significant role in the organization, physical arrangement, access and retrieval of the library materials. Different standard classification systems, e.g., Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), Library of Congress Classification (LCC) and Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) have been developed for this purpose. Most of these systems have been developed by western authors. The authors were of such a background that they furnished sufficient provisions to the fields of western knowledge, but these schemes lack the adequate room for eastern / oriental fields of knowledge, languages and literature. The libraries that have the reasonable amount of …
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Publication information: Article title: Devising a Classification Scheme for Islam: Opinions of LIS and Islamic Studies Scholars. Contributors: Idrees, Haroon - Author, Mahmood, Khalid - Author. Journal title: Library Philosophy and Practice. Publication date: November 2009. Page number: 1+. © 2009 University of Idaho Library. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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