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#1. What is ISKO?
#2. When was ISKO established?
#3. Where was the first International ISKO Conference held?
The first International ISKO Conference was held at Darmstadt, Technical
University, Germany, on August 15-17, 1990. The topic chosen was `Tools for
Knowledge Organisation and Human Interface’. T
#4. Where was the second International ISKO Conference held?
The second International ISKO Conference was held at Madras on August 26-28,
1992. The theme of the conference was `Cognitive Paradigms in Knowledge
Organisation’. The papers presented at this conference were grouped into the
following areas: I. Knowledge and knowledge organisation; 1 Knowledge seeking in
libraries; 3. Knowledge seeking in information retrieval; 4. Knowledge seeking in
problem solving; 5. Taxonomic approach to knowledge organisation;
#5. Where was the third International ISKO Conference held?
The third International ISKO Conference was held at the Royal School of Librarianship,
Copenhagen, Denmark, on June 21-24, 1994. The theme of the conference was
`Knowledge Organisation and Quality Management’.
#6. Where was the fourth International ISKO Conference held?
The fourth International ISKO Conference was held at James Madison Memorial
Building, Library of Congress, Washington, on July 15-19, 1996. The main theme of
the conference was `Knowledge Organisation and Change’.
#7. When was Library Research Circle (LRC) found?
#8. By whom was Library Research Circle (LRC) found?
This was founded in Delhi by S.R. Ranganathan in 1951. This circle used to meet on
Sundays at Ranganathan’
s residence to pursue research on various aspects of
classification, especially relating to Colon Classification.
#9. When was Classification Research Group (CRG) found?
#10. Where was Classification Research Group (CRG) established?
#11. When was DRTC established in Bangalore ?
DRTC was established in Bangalore in 1962 by S.R. Ranganathan. It actively
promoted different levels of research in library classification.
#12. When was International Society for Knowledge Organisation (ISKO) found?
#13. Where was International Society for Knowledge Organisation (ISKO) found?
This society was founded at Frankfurt, Germany, in 1989. Its founder -president is Dr
#14. Who was the founder President of International Society for Knowledge Organisation (ISKO)?
#15. Who is the author ofDesign of Depth Classification Methodology?
AEE : Abridged English Edition
ASLIB :The Association for Information Management
BSI :British Standards Institution
BSO :Broad System of Ordering
CC :Colon Classification
CRG :Classification Research Group
DDC :Dewey Decimal Classification
DRTC :Documentation Research and Training Centre
FID/CR :International Federation for Information and Documentation/ Committee
on Classification Research
FID/CCC : International Federation for Information and Documentation/
Central Classification Committee
ICSU : International Council of Scientific Unions
IME : International Medium Edition
ISCCR : International Study Conference on Classification Research
ISKO : International Society for Knowledge Organisation
LRC : Library Research Circle
OCLC : Online Computer Library Center
UDC : Universal Decimal Classification
UNESCO : United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
UNISIST : United Nations World Science Information System
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