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Author: Henry Evelyn Bliss
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Bliss classification: HO schedules and subject index to HO schedules by Henry Evelyn Bliss

Bliss classification: HO schedules and subject index to HO schedules. The problem of classification for bibliography, and a proposal. Better late than never.

The following documents have been transcribed from the volume "Introduction and auxiliary schedules", with some subsequent corrections and additions. Prefaces, comprising.

Except for chapter book fiction, memoirs, graphic novels and poetry, author cutters are mostly dispensed with. While in the middle grades room, where fiction comes in the form of chapter books, fiction is divided according to genre, in the lower grades room, with its wealth of picture story books, division by topic is used in addition to genre. Thus, the books about dogs are shelved together regardless of whether they are fiction or nonfiction, as are the books about bullying or trucks or seasons. Thomas, Alan R. "Blissful Beliefs: Henry Evelyn Bliss Counsels on Classification. Classification: Options and Opportunities.

If you did not find the book or it was closed, try to find it on the site: GO. Exact matches. The Organization of Knowledge in Libraries and the Subject-Approach to Books. The organization of knowledge and the system of the sciences. Download (PDF) . Читать.

The Bliss Classification system is a project in information management which contributes to the solution of many problems in the organization of documents and knowledge and to the control of vocabulary in information retrieval systems.

Some 35 schedules provide for special sub-classification in the total of 27 major classes. A notable feature of the Bibliographical Classification is the latitude which it allows its users. It is of course comparatively simple to think of some particularly obscure subject and to try and find a class mark for it. The index provides a great deal of help but it must in fairness to the inexperienced be said that it could be greatly improved. How-ever, the crucial point here is the presence or absence of provisions for such subjects as have so far not been thought of. This point is connected with the power of the system mentioned eailier.

Henry E. Bliss, A Modem Classification for Libraries, Library Journal 35 (1910): 353; Arthur Maltby and Lindy Gill, The Case fo r Bliss (New York: K. G. Saur, 1979), 12. ^Current B iography. Because he went into great detail in his schedules and took great care with the entire arrangement. Bliss believed that the average BC classmark should not need more than three letters.

Papers citing HE Bliss. Glossary HistCite Guide About. History of book numbers. International classification. Journal of education for librarianship. Journal of librarianship. Bliss began working on the Bliss Classification system while working at the City College of New York Library as Assistant Librarian. He was a critic of Melvil Dewey's work with the Dewey Decimal System and believed that organization of titles needed to be done with an intellectual mind frame. Being overly pragmatic or simply alphabetical, would be inadequate. Bliss discusses his theories and basis of organization for the Bliss Classification for the first time in his 1910 article, "A Modern Classification for Libraries, with Simple Notation, Mnemonics, and Alternatives". This publication followed his 1908 reclassification of the City College collection. Henry Evelyn Bliss – the other immortal, or a prophet without honour?". Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. a b Bliss, Henry E. (August 1910).

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