CONTENTS:- 1. Concepts of library classification; 2. Philosophies of classification; 3. Relation between classification & subject cataloguing; 4. The designing of classification schemes; 5. Universal decimal classification; 6. Decimal classification; 7. Colon Classification; 8. Mechanical classification method; 9. Idea plane; 10. Facet for rounds; 11. Canons in idea plane; 12. Postulational procedure; 13. Fundamental Categories, Arrays and chains; 14. Notation with terminology; 15. Mechanical indexing and retrieval; 16. Information retrieval through classification; 17. Modes of information; 18. Classification in social sciences; 19. Practical classification;
This book is an introductory work to library classification and to the elements of colon Classification. It explains the objective and restraints of library classification and shows how the CC scheme best meets these needs. This work, in part or whole, would be useful for the study of the development of library classification and/or colon classification.