Dewey and Book Numbers in SCIS
In this 1-hour webinar, SCIS will provide an overview of Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) and book numbers as applied in SCIS records. Useful for school library staff that are not trained in cataloguing or would like a refresher on DDC, this webinar will help you understand the role of a call number in organising your information resources for effective retrieval.
The following topics will be covered in the Understanding Dewey and book numbers webinar:
- Purpose of call numbers
- DDC structure: Classes, Divisions and Sections
- The difference between Abridged Dewey and full Dewey
- SCIS’s application of DDC standards
- Book numbers and SCIS standards
- Dewey resources available to schools
- Creating useful call numbers
Can't make it to the session? A recording of the webinar will be emailed to all registered participants after it has been held.
Cancellation policy: Submission of the online booking form is considered a firm registration. All Terms & Conditions can be found here.
About the Instructors
SCIS Content Manager
Renate has worked for SCIS since 2018. A qualified teacher librarian, Renate worked in secondary school libraries for 20 years before teaching library and information services at Box Hill TAFE. She is passionate about ensuring that schools receive the quality data needed to empower information discovery for students.
Cataloguing Team Leader
Ceinwen is a qualified teacher librarian and an advocate for literacy and digital literacy. She loves cataloguing books, and helping library staff to use SCIS so that information is findable and accessible for their students.