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AUXILIARY TABLES > COMMON AUXILIARY NUMBERS > Common auxiliaries of language. Table 1c

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=...Common auxiliaries of language. Table 1c  


  • The =... auxiliaries are applicable throughout the main tables. The language auxiliary is normally cited last, e.g. 663.4(493)(075)=112.5 Brewing industry in Belgium - textbook - in Flemish. The order can be reversed if there is a need to file documents in order of language rather than subject. Multilingual documents may be denoted by =00 or by the auxiliaries of the individual languages in ascending numeric order, e.g. 53(035)=00 Multilingual handbook of physics, 53(035)=111=112.2=133.1 Handbook of physics in English, French and German

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  • The common auxiliaries of language denote the language or linguistic form of a document whose subject is denoted by a main UDC number. Table 1c is the main place in the UDC tables for enumeration of languages, and serves as the source for the subdivision of Class 811 Languages (as subjects of study), Class 821 Literatures of individual languages, and (=...) Common auxiliaries of ethnic grouping, Table 1f


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