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dc.contributor.authorSlavic, Aida
dc.date.accessioned2004-12-09T00:00:01Z
dc.date.available2010-06-18T23:45:12Z
dc.date.issued2004-11en_US
dc.date.submitted2004-12-09en_US
dc.identifier.citationUDC Translations: a 2004 Survey Report and Bibliography 2004-11, 26 Extensions & Corrections to the UDCen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/106363
dc.description.abstractOne question that has often been asked is how many translations of the UDC exist? A lack of recent data is one obstacle to a full evaluation of the UDC's potential application in global information exchange. The question of translation has been raised by many stakeholders interested in the use of the classification. This paper reports on research undertaken in 2004 aimed at establishing the current number of UDC translations in different languages, their form/format and the date these were last reported. The research was completed in September 2004 and was based on relevant literature research, bibliographic surveys and e-mail interviews with cataloguing agencies and library schools world-wide. The objective of this report is to give an overview of translation activity over the past three decades providing additional background information where appropriate. A list of the last reported translations into 39 languages is given. The bibliography provided includes the most recent editions in many languages and a few references in languages for which there is only a single translation. This was included irrespective of the date for historical reasons. The survey was part of independent academic research at University College London. The hope is that this report will raise further discussion, resulting in more data that the UDC user community can share.
dc.format.mimetypedocen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherUDC Consortiumen_US
dc.subjectClassificationen_US
dc.subject.otherUDCen_US
dc.subject.otherUniversal Decimal Classificationen_US
dc.subject.otherTranslationsen_US
dc.subject.otherEditions bibliographyen_US
dc.titleUDC Translations: a 2004 Survey Report and Bibliographyen_US
dc.typeJournal Article (Paginated)en_US
dc.identifier.journalExtensions & Corrections to the UDCen_US
html.description.abstractOne question that has often been asked is how many translations of the UDC exist? A lack of recent data is one obstacle to a full evaluation of the UDC's potential application in global information exchange. The question of translation has been raised by many stakeholders interested in the use of the classification. This paper reports on research undertaken in 2004 aimed at establishing the current number of UDC translations in different languages, their form/format and the date these were last reported. The research was completed in September 2004 and was based on relevant literature research, bibliographic surveys and e-mail interviews with cataloguing agencies and library schools world-wide. The objective of this report is to give an overview of translation activity over the past three decades providing additional background information where appropriate. A list of the last reported translations into 39 languages is given. The bibliography provided includes the most recent editions in many languages and a few references in languages for which there is only a single translation. This was included irrespective of the date for historical reasons. The survey was part of independent academic research at University College London. The hope is that this report will raise further discussion, resulting in more data that the UDC user community can share.


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