New System of Classification and Numbering

New System of Classification and Numbering : In Use in the Mechanics' Institute Free Library (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from New System of Classification and Numbering: In Use in the Mechanics' Institute Free Library His System is as nearly mnemonic as possible, intending to aid both the public and Library employes. The classification of knowledge is arranged to fall in succession, each sub-class a relative part of the main class. It is divided into three parts - Class (a), sub-class (b), and a division Any person with an ordinary education and a small knowledge of books and their authors can find books, should the readers fail to supply either class letters or number, or both. Example: If a book on music is wanted, the messenger will know that music is a fine art. Class F, and sub-class 772 (music), where a guide card shows the numbered division wanted. This system is more expansive than here represented, as not all the letters of the alphabet are used, leaving room for more classes, also very few sub-classes or divisions are used up. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 145g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243151942
  • 9780243151943