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Revising and devising a classification scheme for Islam : the IIUM Library's experience

Mukhtar, Noraini and Mohd Daud, Rasyidah Mohd Daud and Musa, Mohamad Ridzuan Musa and Ramli, Latifah Ramli and Rabingan, Siti Aidah Rabingan (2016) Revising and devising a classification scheme for Islam : the IIUM Library's experience. In: Regional Islamic Libraries Seminar (ReLieS), 28-29 September 2016, USIM, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The current locally expanded LCC scheme of subclass BP (Islam) used by the IIUM Library, can no longer accomodate the emerging new and sophisticated topics on Islam and Islamic perpectives. IIUM Library decided to revise and devise a new classification scheme for Islam that can blend the would-be classified collection using the new scheme, naturally into the existing collection arrangement. This paper relates the library’s experience, highlighting the important issues that arises from the exercise. It can be a note sharing exercise with other libraries having similar intention or plans, either to expand the existing classification or devise a new classification scheme on Islam altogether.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic classification scheme; Islam; Cataloguing; Classification scheme; IIUM
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): IIUM Library
Depositing User: Noraini Mukhtar
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2019 21:40
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2019 10:27
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/71592

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