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Outline Overview Three case studies Dewey linked data Learning opportunities Keeping up with the DDC
Overview of DDC 23 Major updates in religion, law, education, food and clothing, graphic arts, cinematography and videography, ancient and modern world Overhaul of groups of people )A host of new numbers (e.g., bullying, cloud computing, end of Mubārak administration) Structural changes to support machine display and retrieval, and classifier efficiency
Levels of education (2) 372.24Specific levels of primary education 372.241 Lower level Class here grades 1–3 372.242 Intermediate level Former heading: Upper level Class here grades 4–6... 372(.243) Upper level (Optional number; prefer 373.236) Class here lower secondary level...
Kinds of schools 371.05Public schools distinguished by source of funding, locus of control, and mandate [formerly 371.01] Class here academy schools, charter schools
Specific subjects in primary education (1) 372.6 Language arts (Communication skills) New option in English-language edition: (Option: Class here language arts (communication skills) in a language other than English; in that case, class language arts (communication skills) in English in 372.6521) New option in German-language edition: (Option: Hier auch Sprachkompetenz (Kommunikationsfertigkeiten) in einer anderen Sprache als Deutsch; klassifiziere in diesem Fall Sprachkompetenz (Kommunikationsfertigkeiten) in Deutsch in 372.6531)
Specific subjects in primary education (2) 372.652–.659 Specific foreign, official, second languages Subdivisions are added for any or all topics in heading Add to base number 372.65 notation 2–9 from Table 6, e.g., Spanish 372.6561, English as a second language 372.6521; then add further as instructed under 372.3-372.8, e.g., methods of teaching Spanish 372.6561044 follows: 04General topics 041Language arts in foreign, official, second languages Add to 041 the notation following 372.6 in 372.61-372.64, e.g., Spanish composition 372.656104123 042Place of subject in education...
Policy issues in education 379.1282–.1289 Support by specific regional intergovernmental organizations Add to base number 379.128 the numbers following 341.24 in 341.242-341.249, e.g., support by European Union 379.12822
Groups of people (1) kinds of persons groups of people T108Groups of people 305Groups of people persons treatment biography T109History, geographic treatment, biography Table 2 Geographic Areas, Historical Periods, Biography
Groups of people (2) T1081People by gender or sex T10811Men T10865People by marital status T10867Transgender and intersex people T10925–0928New numbers for collected biography of groups of people
Groups of people (3) Ripple effect of changes throughout DDC 23, especially for groups of people in 155, 305–306, 331, and 362 Reversal in preference order in 302–307 to topic/group, e.g., friendship in women 302.34082, not 305.4 Women
Dual headings: Definition A heading with two separate terms, the first of which is the main topic and the second of which is the major subordinate topic, e.g., 570 Life sciences Biology Main topic and major subordinate topic share the same number and most of the subdivisions
Dual headings: DDC 23 004–006Computer science 004–006Data processing Computer science 570Biology 570Life sciencesBiology 943Germany and neighboring central European countries 943Central Europe Germany
dewey.info Access to the top three levels of the DDC in eleven languages Access to Abridged Edition 14 (assignable numbers and captions) in three languages Actionable URIs for every class Classification semantics encoded in SKOS Representations for machines (RDF) and for humans (XHTML+RDFa) Data is reusable under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license
Linked data in dewey.info (1) http://dewey.info/class/005/about
Linked data in dewey.info (2) http://dewey.info/class/305.895/a14/about
Linked data in dewey.info (3) http://dewey.info/class/305.895/a14/about.rdf
Learning opportunities: Online resources DDC 23 webinar http://tinyurl.com/3cyqn7qhttp://tinyurl.com/3cyqn7q 025.431: The Dewey Blog http://ddc.typepad.com http://ddc.typepad.com DDC 23 Introduction, Glossary, New Features, and Relocations and Discontinuations available for download at: http://www.oclc.org/us/en/dewey/versions/print/default.htm http://www.oclc.org/us/en/dewey/versions/print/default.htm Mini webinars and updated training materials coming in late 2011!
Learning opportunities: Workshops and seminars Whats New with DDC and What Do I Need to Know (9 September, Schaumberg, IL) http://www.laconi.net/tech/programs/ http://www.laconi.net/tech/programs/ Strength in numbers: Going local, global, and mobile with Dewey (15 September, London) http://www.cilip.org.uk/dewey2011/pages/default.aspx http://www.cilip.org.uk/dewey2011/pages/default.aspx Dewey in Scotland (16 September, Edinburgh) http://communities.cilip.org.uk/blogs/catalogueandindex/ar chive/2011/08/11/dewey-in-scotland-the-dewey-decimal- classification-and-scotland-s-information.aspx http://communities.cilip.org.uk/blogs/catalogueandindex/ar chive/2011/08/11/dewey-in-scotland-the-dewey-decimal- classification-and-scotland-s-information.aspx The Future of DDC is Now!: Uncovering the Mysteries of DDC 23 (15 November, Fort Wayne, IN) http://www.ilfonline.org/events/2011/11/14/general/2011- ilf-annual-conference/ http://www.ilfonline.org/events/2011/11/14/general/2011- ilf-annual-conference/
Keeping up with the DDC Every update is automatically included in WebDewey 2.0 Errata addressing significant typos in DDC 23 available at: http://www.oclc.org/us/en/dewey/versions/print/default.htm http://www.oclc.org/us/en/dewey/versions/print/default.htm New and Changed Entries retired Short-term replacement: PDF versions of updated schedule and table entries (link under Updates coming soon) Permanent change-notification solution coming inside WebDewey 2.0