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An Application to Support Reclassification of Large Libraries

  • Kai Eckert
  • Magnus Pfeffer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6966)

Abstract

In this paper, we describe a software application that was developed and is successfully applied at the Mannheim University Library to manually reclassify about 1 million books in a very efficient manner by supporting various different working strategys and by using information from several sources.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kai Eckert
    • 1
  • Magnus Pfeffer
    • 1
  1. 1.University LibraryUniversity of MannheimGermany

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