Shelf List Filing
Shelf list reflects the arrangement of documents in the library. That is to say, the classificatory arrangement of the documents in a library can be seen through the entries in its shelf list. Entries in a Shelf list are, therefore, Class Number and Call Number entries.
Some examples of filing shelf list entries when Dewy Decimal Classification (DDC) scheme is used, are given below:
Example 1: DDC Class Number Order
001,424 Operations research
001.5 Information and Communication
001.51 Communication Theory
001.534 Perception theory.
001.575 Artificial Intelligence
017 Subject Catalogues
018 Author Catalogues
027 Central Libraries