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#1. Who conceptualised DDC?
#2. When was DDC published for the first time?
#3. Who is regarded as the father of modern, librarianship?
#4. To how many main classes did DDC divide the entire knowledge?
#5. How many auxiliary tables are there in DDC?
#6. Who developed UDC?
#7. What was the base for developing UDC?
#8. UDC is an example for...
The UDC was developed in 1895 by Paul Otlet and Henri Fontaine taking the DDC as its base. Their efforts resulted in the publication of a scheme called Manuel du Repertoire Universel Bibliographique, an almost-faceted scheme which involved adopting the almost-enumerative classification into one which allows synthesis.
It is a bibliographic classification available in three versions:
Full edition 2,2 1,000 terms
Medium edition. 70,000 (30% of the full edition)
Abridged edition 20,000 (10% of the full edition)
English edition is published by the British Standards Institution as BS:1000.
Now, the UDC is owned’, by a consortium (having members from England, Spain, Belgium, Japan, France and the FID itself). It is constantly revised and revisions are announced in its annual bulletin : Extensions and Corrections to UDC. At present, the UDC is being restructured to a fully faceted system.
#9. Who published Colon Classification( CC)?
#10. Who designed CC?
#11. When was CC published for the first time?
#12. Which scheme of classification is CC?
#13. What is the latest edition of CC?
7th edition. 1987