EDUG 930: Archaeology Working Group

Terms of reference

The European DDC Users Group (EDUG) - 930 Archaeology Working Group

  • exists to improve the 930 Archaeology provision for works in the discipline archaeology in Europe and works on European antiquities;
  • gives recommendations to the EPC and the Dewey editorial team;
  • reports about proposals at EDUG's annual business meeting.

The focus of the group is European archaeology in Europe and works on European antiquities. More general issues should be addressed only when relevant for the representation of these subjects. The proposals should emphasize:

  • Geographic subdivision of 931-939.
  • Chronological subdivision of 931-939.
  • The time limit of 930.
  • Treatment of archaeological methods and antiquities from historical periods, i.e. medieval archaeology.
  • Expansions of 930.1028 for different archaeological methods.
  • Provision for specific topics of archaeology.

Proposals on other topics are welcome, as long as they are relevant to the general mission of the working group.

Timetable, working plan, meetings

(Timetable revised 17 Apr 2009.)

  • Until August 2008:
    • Formulate terms of reference and a working plan.
    • Identify problems in 930 to address.
    • Collect existing papers and articles on 930.
  • 12 Aug 2008:
  • Fall 2008:
  • April 2009:
  • Until August 2009:
    • Finalize the area geographic expansions in 930 / Table 2—3.
    • Chart the needs in different European countries in the new areas.
  • August 2009:
    • Meet during IFLA.
    • Discuss the new areas.
  • Fall 2009-Spring 2010:
    • Prepare a discussion paper and recommendations on the new areas.
  • April 2010:
    • Meeting of the group at EDUG's annual business meeting. An agenda and a related paper EPC exhibit 133-31-1 are available.
    • Discuss remaining issues of the new areas.
    • Choose which areas to continue with.
  • Until August 2010:
    • Finalize the work on the new areas.
    • Chart the needs in different European countries in the areas chosen in April 2010.
  • August 2010:
    • Meet during IFLA.
    • Discuss the areas chosen in 2010.
  • Fall 2010-Spring 2011:
    • Meeting of the group at EDUG's annual business meeting (April 2011). An agenda and revised paper on time periods in DDC 930 Archaeology are available. Minutes of the meeting are available.
    • Discuss remaining issues of the areas chosen 2010.
    • Identify remaining tasks for the group.

Members of the working group

  • Magdalena Svanberg, National Library of Sweden (chair)
  • Patricia Bellec, BnF - Agence bibliographique nationale
  • Bjørn Bandlien, University of Oslo Library
  • Brigitte Bernhard, Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
  • Ines Castellano-Colmenero, National Museums Scotland (affiliated)
  • Terrance Mann, British Library
  • Vera Uhlmann, Schweizerische Nationalbibliothek

National Co-ordinators

The following contact persons liaise with the working group on behalf of their respective countries:

  • Greece: Maria Alexandraki, Εθνικó Κéνιρο Βιβλíου, National Book Centre of Greece (affiliated member)
  • Norway: Ingebjørg Rype, National Library of Norway

Documents