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SAB-systemets utveckling 1985-1997

Carlsson, Stina (2003)
Division of ALM and Digital Cultures
Abstract
The aim of this Master's thesis is to compare the 6th and the 7th editions of the classification scheme of the Swedish classification system (SAB) to reveal which principles are used concerning the development of this system during the period 1985-1997. Guiding questions are: What kind of changes has been conducted? How do these changes relate to development of other general classification schemes and to theories concerning revision work? The results of the analysis show that possibilities to use synthesis have increased by an extension of use of geographic and chronological subdivisions. The classification scheme has also been easier to use by elimination of parallel subdivisions and regularization of the scheme. To maintain stability... (More)
The aim of this Master's thesis is to compare the 6th and the 7th editions of the classification scheme of the Swedish classification system (SAB) to reveal which principles are used concerning the development of this system during the period 1985-1997. Guiding questions are: What kind of changes has been conducted? How do these changes relate to development of other general classification schemes and to theories concerning revision work? The results of the analysis show that possibilities to use synthesis have increased by an extension of use of geographic and chronological subdivisions. The classification scheme has also been easier to use by elimination of parallel subdivisions and regularization of the scheme. To maintain stability revision is performed on selected subclasses. New topics are added to the scheme by using the hospitality of the notation. This is performed in two ways, by inserting new subclasses in gaps in the scheme and by inserting one or several new topics in already existing subclasses. In this latter manner it is done by changes in the captions or in the text describing the covering of a subclass. The analysis also shows a lack of consciousness concerning reducing ideological bias in the classification scheme of Swedish classification system during this period. (Less)
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author
Carlsson, Stina
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
klassifikationssystem, klassifikationsteori, SABs klassifikationssystem för svenska bibliotek, Documentation, information, library science, archivistics, Arkiv- och bibliotekskunskap, dokumentation
language
Swedish
id
1333935
date added to LUP
2003-01-19 00:00:00
date last changed
2014-04-11 14:17:06
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  abstract     = {The aim of this Master's thesis is to compare the 6th and the 7th editions of the classification scheme of the Swedish classification system (SAB) to reveal which principles are used concerning the development of this system during the period 1985-1997. Guiding questions are: What kind of changes has been conducted? How do these changes relate to development of other general classification schemes and to theories concerning revision work? The results of the analysis show that possibilities to use synthesis have increased by an extension of use of geographic and chronological subdivisions. The classification scheme has also been easier to use by elimination of parallel subdivisions and regularization of the scheme. To maintain stability revision is performed on selected subclasses. New topics are added to the scheme by using the hospitality of the notation. This is performed in two ways, by inserting new subclasses in gaps in the scheme and by inserting one or several new topics in already existing subclasses. In this latter manner it is done by changes in the captions or in the text describing the covering of a subclass. The analysis also shows a lack of consciousness concerning reducing ideological bias in the classification scheme of Swedish classification system during this period.},
  author       = {Carlsson, Stina},
  keyword      = {klassifikationssystem,klassifikationsteori,SABs klassifikationssystem för svenska bibliotek,Documentation, information, library science, archivistics,Arkiv- och bibliotekskunskap, dokumentation},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {SAB-systemets utveckling 1985-1997},
  year         = {2003},
}