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1 What else can you do with Dewey? Diane Vizine-Goetz OCLC Research

2 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 2 Outline Classify Kindred Works Dewey/BISAC initiatives

3 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 3 Classify Experimental service from OCLC Research http://classify.oclc.org/ Leverages FRBR, classification assignments in WorldCat and other OCLC data Offers class numbers for books, videos, CDs and other materials User interface for day-to-day tasks Machine service for batch processing Freely-available Updated quarterly Classify page presents: Title (work level) Author (work level) Formats available Number of editions Number of library holdings Suggested class numbers based on holdings (Dewey, Library of Congress, National Library of Medicine) FAST Headings Editions List ( Title, Author, Format, Holdings, Language, OCLC Number, Date, Class numbers)

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10 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 10 Top Interface Users (last 30 days) 1.India 2.United Kingdom 3.Sweden 4.Canada 5.Germany 6.Ecuador 7.Pakistan 8.South Africa 9.Uganda 10.Australia 10

11 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 11 Kindred Works What is it? Content-based recommender service Leverages Classify, DDC, & WorldCat API Consists of a demonstration interface & API Accepts OCLC number or ISBN as input

12 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 12 Kindred Works What you get? A list of related resources (title, author, isbns) Results can be limited to the holdings of a given institution

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14 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 14 How it works Search Classify by OCLC number or ISBN to get a Dewey number Determine if the work is fiction or nonfiction Inspect the seed record to determine Adult or juvenile Language of content Textual resource If nonfiction, formulate a query from DDC + audience level + language [+] institution code If fiction, formulate a query from DDC + audience + language + genre + subjects [+] institution code

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17 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 17 Examples (fiction) This Week Last Week Combined Print & E-Book FictionWeeks on List 11 THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett. (Penguin Group.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s Mississippi. 18 2 AGAINST ALL ENEMIES, by Tom Clancy. (Penguin Group.) Maxwell Moore pursues the terrorists who killed his C.I.A. colleagues in a bomb attack in Pakistan. 1 33 WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, by Sara Gruen. (Algonquin.) After his parents are killed in a car accident, a young veterinary student and an elephant save a Depression-era circus. 21 4 ONE SUMMER, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) After the death of his devoted wife, a father struggles to keep his family together, and in the process learns to love again. 1 58 A GAME OF THRONES, by George R. R. Martin. (Random House.) In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering. 10 64 STATE OF WONDER, by Ann Patchett. (HarperCollins.) In the Amazon basin, a medical researcher searches for her former mentor, a despotic scientist who is developing a miracle fertility drug. 2 7 CARTE BLANCHE, by Jeffery Deaver. (Simon & Schuster.) A young James Bond, on a global mission for a unit of British security, must foil a plot to kill thousands of citizens. 1 87 10TH ANNIVERSARY, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Womens Murder Club race to find a missing baby. 7 96 BURIED PREY, by John Sandford. (Penguin Group.) The Minneapolis detective Lucas Davenport investigates the murders of two girls who were kidnapped in 1985. 6 10 FOLLY BEACH, by Dorothea Benton Frank. (HarperCollins.) A widow returns to her childhood home in South Carolina and finds love and a literary puzzle. 1 11 BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP, by S. J. Watson. (HarperCollins.) After a mysterious accident, an amnesiac cannot remember her past or form new memories. 1 12 THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday.) A hacker and a journalist investigate the disappearance of a Swedish heiress 40 years earlier; the first volume in the Millennium trilogy. 11

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24 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 24 Examples (nonfiction) This Week Last Week Combined Print & E-Book Fiction Weeks on List 11 HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson.) A father recounts his 3-year-old sons encounter with Jesus and the angels during an appendectomy. 21 2 THE ORIGINAL ARGUMENT, by Glenn Beck with Joshua Charles. (Threshold Editions.) The Federalists case for the Constitution, adapted for the 21st century. () 1 32 IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS, by Erik Larson. (Crown.) This portrait of Berlin during the rise of the Nazis centers on the experiences of William E. Dodd, who became the U.S. ambassador to Germany in 1933, and his daughter, Martha. 6 45 UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runners story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II. 21 57 THE GREATER JOURNEY, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The historian explores the extensive intellectual legacy that France settled on its 19th-century visitors. 4

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28 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 28 Kindred Works Next Steps Release as a prototype Collect ratings data Continue to refine the recommender logic

29 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 29 OCLC BISAC Initiatives OCLC researchers and Dewey editors are collaborating on a project to create authority records for BISAC subject headings and add Dewey numbers to the records BISAC subject headings, including usage notes, are coded according to the MARC 21 format for authority data Dewey numbers from DDC 23, the latest edition of Dewey, are applied to the records by the Dewey team

30 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 30 Exploiting Relationships between BISAC and Other Resources 1.Dewey number 2.BISAC heading 3.BISAC code

31 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 31 Get BISAC headings based on Dewey number Dewey number: 794 Mapped BISAC terms to 794* COMPUTERSProgrammingGames GAMESBoard GAMESBoardCheckers GAMESBoardChess GAMESVideoElectronic...

32 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 32 BISAC headings add context to Dewey number + broad caption

33 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 33 Use a BISAC code to get a heading and a Dewey number BISAC code in your metadata: CKB007000 Looking up literal and mapping: COOKINGBeveragesBeer > 641.623 Deriving Dewey Summaries as broad subject description: http://dewey.info/class/641/about.en: Food & drink http://dewey.info/class/641/about.es: Alimentos y bebidas http://dewey.info/class/641/about.ar: الأغذية والمشروعات

34 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 34 BISAC heading + broad Dewey caption provide categories for a specific BISAC code

35 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 35 Dewey number + broad Dewey caption + QR code provide link to an online catalog

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37 International Dewey Users Group, IFLA, 16 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico 37 Selected Links DeweyBrowser http://deweybrowser.oclc.org/ddcbrowser2/ Classify http://classify.oclc.org/classify2/ Dewey.info http://dewey.info/ OCLC Research Works http://www.oclc.org/research/activities/researchworks.htm


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