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Siffror istället för bokstäver: Övergången från SAB till DDK i Sigtuna kommuns folkbibliotek
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of ALM.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this thesis is to examine the transition from SAB to DDC in the public libraries of Sigtuna.More specifically, it aims at investigating why the decision was made to adopt the DDC and how the system has been implemented. Particular attention is drawn to the difficulties and problems that have arisen while organising the libraries open shelves with DDC and to the ways in which the difficulties have been handled. These questions are examined through a pragmatic perspective on Knowledge Organization that focuses on the contexts and domains in which the classification system is used. The empirical material is drawn from qualitative interviews with the former director of Sigtuna public libraries and with the in-charge of the catalogue department.                                                                   

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Uppsatser inom biblioteks- & informationsvetenskap, ISSN 1650-4267 ; 627
Keyword [sv]
Klassifikation, Dewey decimalklassifikation, SAB-systemet, Hylluppställning, Folkbibliotek.
National Category
Humanities Information Studies
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-225651Local ID: 627OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-225651DiVA: diva2:721885
Subject / course
Library and Information Science
Educational program
Master Programme in ALM
Available from: 2014-06-09 Created: 2014-06-05 Last updated: 2014-06-09Bibliographically approved

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