Booking is now open for:
Introduction to the Dewey Decimal Classification Using Web Dewey
Trainer: Keith Trickey
Date: Tuesday 14th May 2013
Venue: Room T2.22B Llandaff Library, Llandaff Campus, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff. CF5 2YB
This course is designed for:
• Information workers who are required to use Web Dewey and need to know how.
• Information managers who wish to classify information and have no experience of classification schemes.
Benefits of attending
Having completed the workshop participants should be able to carry out simple classification with Dewey, recognise built numbers and be able to build notation to describe subjects appropriately.
By the end of the event participants will:
• Be familiar with the strengths of Dewey
• Have practically reviewed the basic aspects of Dewey
• Be able to carry out classification using Web Dewey
9.30 Introduction to the day
9.45 Mr Dewey and his wonderful invention
What happened at Amherst College in the later part of the nineteenth century that would have such a major impact on library organisation?
10.00 Introduction to Web Dewey
A brief overview followed by an exploration of the major structural components of Web Dewey
10.30 Basic navigation: the Index and the Schedules and the Manual (P)
Finding your way securely round the classification scheme and locating simple subjects
11.15 Tackling the Tables: Standard subdivisions (P)
First stage in number building, taking a schedule number and increasing its precision by specifying further details
12.15 Review of the morning
1.30 Tackling the tables: Place and time (P)
Geography, history and adding geographical detail to a schedule number
3.15 Building numbers within the schedule (P)
You can add one section of the schedule to another – if you are told you can and if you know how to!
4.00 Plenary session: Open session for further questions
P – Practical exercises included
Workshop leader Keith Trickey
Keith is lead trainer with Sherrington Sanders and was a part time lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University. He has been involved in information work for over thirty years and he has been designing and delivering professional training for over twenty years.
Please contact Jane Daniels for a booking form : JDaniels@cardiffmet.ac.uk