Thursday, December 12, 2013

On Arranging Library Books by Color

Info courtesy:  Suresh D Nair

This post is about Library Shelf Classification by Color (Colour)

Colours classify the giant collection in the six-decade-old library

A simple technique used in small-scale textile shops paved the way for the librarians of Lady Doak College to classify their huge collection of books with ease.

Inspired by the way shopkeepers mark the prices of products using colourful stickers, the J X Miller Library started a unique method called 'Rainbow Classification'. In this method, the staff paste colourful stickers on the spine of the books making their task easier when it comes to sorting and arranging the books.

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