Information Access ThroughThe Subject : An Annotated Bibliography / by Salman Haider. - Online : OpenThesis, 2002. (408 pages ; 23 cm.)


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Annotated bibliography titled Information Access Through The Subject covering Subject Indexing, Subject Cataloging, Classification, Artificial Intelligence, Expert Systems, and Subject Approaches in Bibliographic and Non Bibliographic Databases etc. Complete table of contents are provided below.


The project "annotated bibliography" was worked out as Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) dissertation under the supervision of Professor Shabahat Husain, Chairman, Department of Library and Information Science, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, in 2002. Information Access Through The Subject is a very appreciated work. It earned the author S. Bashiruddin – P. N. Kaula Gold Medal, Post Graduate Merit Scholarship, First Division, and IInd Position in the MLIS program. 


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INTRODUCTION TO BIBLIOGRAPHY

1 AIMS AND SCOPE

2 METHODOLOGY

3 STANDARD FOLLOWED

4 ABSTRACT

5 SUBJECT HEADINGS

 

CHAPTER-1: INTRODUCTION TO SUBJECT APPROACH

 

CHAPTER-2: SUBJECT INDEXING PROCESS

2.1 Index

2.2 Subject Indexing Process

 

CHAPTER-3: DERIVED INDEXING

3.0 Introduction

3.1 Title-Based Indexing

3.1.1 Keyword in Context (KWIC) Indexing

3.1.2 Keyword Out of Context (KWOC)

3.1.3 Keyword Augmented in Context (KWAC)

3.1.4 Key-Term Alphabetical (KEYTALPHA)

3.2 Citation Indexing

 

CHAPTER-4: ASSIGNED INDEXING

4.0 Indexing Languages

4.1 Problems of Natural Language

4.1.1 Problems inherent in the language

4.1.2 Problems Pertaining to Relationships

4.1.2.1 Semantic Relationships: Relationship between Meaning

4.1.2.2 Syntax

4.2 Vocabulary Control

4.2.1 Subject Heading List

4.2.1.1 List of Subject Headings-General Principles

4.2.2 Thesaurus

4.2.2.1 Structure of Thesaurus

4.2.2.2 Relationship Between Terms

4.2.2.3 Thesauri and Subject Headings List

4.2.2.4 Thesauri and Classification Schemes

4.2.2.5 Thesauro-Facet

4.2.2.6 Classaurus

4.2.3 Systematic Arrangement

 

CHAPTER-5: PRE-COORDINATE INDEXING SYSTEMS

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Chain Indexing

5.2.1 Step in Chain Indexing

5.2.2 Merits of Chain Indexing

5.2.3 Demerits of Chain Indexing

5.2.4 Conclusion

5.3 POPSI (Postulate-Based Permuted Subject Indexing)

5.3.1 Format

5.3.2 Steps in POPSI

5.3.3 Conclusion

5.4 PRECIS (Preserved Context Indexing System)

5.4.1 Essential Features of PRECIS

5.4.2 Concept of PRECIS

5.4.3 Format of Entry

5.4.4 Filing Order

5.4.5 Conclusion

5.5 COMPASS (Computer Aided Subject System)

5.5.1 Merits and Deficiencies

 

CHAPTER-6: ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOGUES: SUBJECT ACCESS

6.0 Introduction

6.1 What is an OPAC?

6.2 Subject Access in OPACs: Problems

6.2.1 Search failure

6.2.1.1 Query Formulation

6.2.1.2 Application of Boolean Operators

6.2.2 Information Overload

6.3 Subject Access in OPACs: Possible Solutions

6.3.1.1 Word Stemming

6.3.1.2 Providing an End User Thesaurus

6.3.1.3 Extending Search to full Bibliographical Records

6.3.2 Improvements in Indexing Techniques

6.3.2.1 Enhancing Subject Headings

6.3.2.2 Use of Traditional Classification Systems

6.3.3 Improving Searcher-System Interaction

6.3.3.1 Developing User Friendly Interfaces

6.3.3.2 Designing Knowledge Based Systems

6.4 MARC and the Subject Approach

6.5 Conclusion

 

CHAPTER-7: PRE-COORDINATE INDEXING LANGUAGES

7.0 Introduction

7.1 The Dewey Decimal Classification

7.1.1 Introduction

7.1.2 Salient Features

7.1.3 Underlying Principles

7.1.3.1 Philosophical Basis

7.1.3.2 Classification by Discipline

7.1.3.3 Hierarchical Structure

7.1.3.4 Practicality

7.1.4 Revision Process

7.1.4.1 Phoenix Schedules

7.1.5 DDC 19th Edition

7.15.1 Schedules

7.1.5.2 Notation

7.1.5.3 Tables

7.1.5.4 Relative Index

7.1.5.5 Other Features

7.1.5.5.1 Synthetic Devices

7.1.5.5.2 Add to Device

7.1.5.5.3 Special Topics of General Applicability

7.1.5.5.4 A Mnemonic Features

7.1.5.5.5 Optional Provisions

7.1.6 The DDC-20(1989)

7.1.6.1 New Changes in the Schedules

7.1.6.2 Changes in Tables

7.1.6.3 Electronic Version

7.1.6.4 Simplification Movement

7.10.6.5 Relative Index

7.1.7 The DDC-21 (1996)

7.1.7.1 Structure of the DDC-21.

7.1.7.2 Users’ Convenience

7.1.7.3 Changes in the Schedules

7.1.7.4 Changes in Tables

7.1.7.5 Transparent Facet Structure

7.1.7.6 Relative Index

7.1.7.6 Dewey for Windows (DfW)

7.1.7.7 Future Trends

7.2 Colon Classification

7.2.1 Introduction

7.2.2 Edition 1

7.2.3 Edition 2

7.2.4 Editioin 3

7.2.5 Edition 4

7.2.6 Edition 5

7.2.6 Edition 6

7.2.8 Edition 7

7.2.9 Conclusion

7.3 Library of Congress Subject Headings

7.3.1 Formation of Subject Headings

7.3.2 Subdivisions

7.3.3 Entry Format

7.3.4 Cross References

7.3.5 Filing Order

7.3.6 Conclusion

 

CHAPTER-8: POST-COORDINATE INDEXING LANGUAGES

8.1 Thesaurus in Post-Coordinate Indexing Systems

8.2 Thesaurus in Science and Technology

8.2.1 The INSPEC Thesaurus

8.3 Thesaurus in Social Sciences and Humanities

8.3.1 ERIC

 

ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

REFERENCES

 

SUBJECT INDEX

 

TITLE INDEX

 

PERIODICALS CONSULTED

 

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