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Exhibits for comment

Exhibits outlining proposed changes to the Dewey Decimal Classification for inclusion in the next edition are mounted here as received. The Committee members and Editorial staff seek input and guidance from the wider Dewey user community and welcome comments, suggestions and ways of improving proposals and changes. All responses will be presented to the Committee and the Editors for their information and considered responses.

Meeting 138 - Washington, 8-9 June 2015

Please send any comments on the following exhibits to Anne Robertson at the address below by 5 June 2015. Please limit your comments to a single exhibit per message, and use the exhibit number as the subject line, e.g., EPC 138-12.1.  This will make it easier to keep track of each discussion thread.  Please also include your complete contact information in your signature line.   

Anne M. Robertson
Australian Representative, Editorial Policy Committee for the Dewey Decimal Classification


File Exhibit 138-7.2: Recapitulating the schedule with index headingsPDF icon Exhibit 138-9.1: Republic of South Africa T2—682-687PDF icon Exhibit 138-11.1a: Adding notation from Table 5 and missing entries for standard subdivisions PDF icon Exhibit 138-11.1b: Adding notation from Table 5: complex issuesPDF icon Exhibit 138-11.2: T5--9454 Finnic peoples and T6--9454 Finnic languages: Expansion for Norwegian WebDeweyFile Exhibit 138-12.1: 000 as assignable number PDF icon Exhibit 138-12.2: 004-006 Computer science: UpdatesPDF icon Exhibit 138-13.1: 025.04 Information storage and retrieval systems PDF icon Exhibit 138-14.1: Human traffickingPDF icon Exhibit 138-14.2: Private military companies PDF icon Exhibit 138-14.3: Displaced women and displaced young peopleFile Exhibit 138-15.1: Malcolm X, the Black Muslim movement, and African American political ideologies PDF icon Exhibit 138-16.1: Law of indigenous peoples and Table 2 notation for reservations of federally recognized tribes in the USPDF icon Exhibit 138-16.2: 346.013 Capacity and status of personsPDF icon Exhibit 138-18.1: BiolinguisticsPDF icon Exhibit 138-18.2: Prescriptive linguistics and applied linguisticsPDF icon Exhibit 138-19.2: 583-584 AngiospermsPDF icon Exhibit 138-20.1: 629.25 Engines, parts, and auxiliary systemsPDF icon Exhibit 138-20.2: Diets that exclude specific foodsPDF icon Exhibit 138-21.1: Lacrosse and Jai alaiPDF icon Exhibit 138-24.1a: Indigenous groups and geographic areas: Inside United States PDF icon Exhibit 138-24.1b: Indigenous peoples in the U.S., sovereign nations, and the DDCPDF icon Exhibit 138-24.3: Historical periods of FinlandPDF icon Exhibit 138-24.4: Post-apartheid period of the Republic of South Africa PDF icon Exhibit 138-28.1: Moving towards a topic-based DDCPDF icon Exhibit 138-28.2: Relational aspects of subject authority control: The contributions of classificatory structure