DTP


 
Lively discussions on the graphic arts and publishing — in print or on the web


Go Back   Desktop Publishing Forum > General Discussions > General Publishing Topics

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 03-22-2007, 01:51 PM   #5
annc
Sysop
 
annc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Subtropical Queensland, Australia, between the mountains and the Coral Sea
Posts: 4,434
Default

I wouldn't recommend Dewey for a small private collection; it's confusing enough for non-librarians in public libraries!

Private collections, by their very nature, reflect only a small cross-section of the subject areas covered by Dewey, and are often very specific within those areas. A more relevant method would probably be for the collector to formalise the subject matter and arrange by author within subject, or even just by author, with a basic database to keep track of contents and subject terms.

   
__________________
annc is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Old Books George General Publishing Topics 35 12-07-2006 07:32 AM
Books on type and printing ktinkel General Publishing Topics 1 10-16-2006 02:53 PM
Two new books on type ktinkel Fonts & Typography 13 07-05-2006 04:27 AM
How Duerer illustrated books Michael Rowley Images 0 10-23-2005 12:42 PM
[PR] Artists’s Books Conference ktinkel General Publishing Topics 0 04-01-2005 01:19 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 12:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Contents copyright 2004–2014 Desktop Publishing Forum and its members.