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Functions and Characteristics of Public Library Theme Collection: Focusing on the User-centered Classification Perspective

ji-won baek 1

1숭의여자대학교 문헌정보과

Excellent Accredited

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to analyze the potential use of the theme collection as a new classification method that reflects the interest of users in terms of classification and categorization. For this purpose, the background of the theme collection was identified based on the discussion of the library resource organization and the introduction of the curation service of bookstore. In addition, based on case analysis, which is building the theme collection, concrete concepts and characteristics of theme collection are derived. Based on the above discussion, the classification and categorization characteristics of public library themes collections were analyzed, and the characteristics and functions as a classification were compared with other categories relatively. Finally, the utility and applicability of the theme collection is presented and it is based on the discussions about the user-centered classification system design of the library in the future.

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This paper was written with support from the National Research Foundation of Korea.