Manual of Book Classification and Display
For Public Libraries
This book, first published in 1946, lays out the tools a librarian has to organize books for use and to make them productive. The methods of classing, cataloguing, indexing, personal guidance, display and publicity are directed to one end, the making know of books and their contents.
Table of Contents
Part 1. Display by Formal Classification 1. Function of Classification in Revealing Knowledge in Books 2. Function of Classification in Displaying Books 3. Practice of Classification: Relations with Cataloguing and Display, Preparatory Reading and Schemes 4. Practice of Classification: Rules and Codes Part 2. Display for Particular Purposes 5. The Home Reading Library as an Exhibition of Books 6. General Reference Libraries 7. Special Libraries 8. Entrance, Corridor and Window Displays Part 3. Display by Selective Processes 9. Classification and Display in Relation to Bookstock 10. Home Reading Books in Retirement 11. Rotation of Stock Part 4. Practical Display 12. Organisation, Methods and Materials
Ernest A. Savage