The following is a list of the current editions of the Dewey Decimal Classification which have been or are presently being translated. The status of each is noted.
Arabic: An Arabic translation of Abridged Edition 12 is in preparation under the supervision of the Arab League Educational Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO).
French: Two editions of DDC and a Dewey textbook are available in French:
In 1995, ASTED (Association pour l'avancement des sciences et des techniques de la documentation) published two Dewey titles in French: an intermediate edition of DDC in two volumes entitled Classification décimale de Dewey et Index, Édition intermédiaire, and a translation of Dewey Decimal Classification: A Practical Guide entitled Classification décimale de Dewey: Guide pratique.
The Édition intermédiaire contains the full text of Abridged Edition 12, with enhancements from DDC 20. A CD-ROM version is in preparation. The Guide pratique, a textbook for DDC 20, was prepared by three classification experts, Lois Mai Chan, John P. Comaromi, and Mohinder P. Satija.
Pricing and order information about the Édition intermédiaire and the Guide pratique may be obtained from:
Le Cercle de la Librairie in Paris, France, has, over the years, published several abridged versions of unabridged editions. The latest, based on DDC 20, was published in March 1993.
Pricing and order information about Abrégé de la classification décimale de Dewey. Nouvelle édition à partir de la XXe édition intégrale en langue anglaise may be obtained from:
Greek: A Greek translation of Abridged Edition 12 is in preparation under the supervision of the Greek Library Association.
Hebrew: A Hebrew translation of Abridged Edition 12 is in preparation under the supervision of The Israeli Center for Libraries.
Italian: Italian translations of DDC 20 and Abridged Edition 12 are available, both published by the Associazione Italiana Biblioteche. The Italian translation of DDC 20 was published in 1993; Abridged Edition 12 appeared in 1994.
Pricing and order information about these editions maybe obtained from:
Persian: In 1994, a Persian translation of Abridged Edition 12 was published by Enghelab-e Islami Publishing and Educational Organization in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Russian: A Russian translation of DDC 21 is being prepared under the aegis of the Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology.
Spanish: A Spanish translation of DDC 20 was published in 1996 byRojas Eberhard Editores Ltda. (Colombia) and Information HandlingServices de Mexico, under license from OCLC Forest Press. A Spanishtranslation of Dewey Decimal Classification: A Practical Guide is inpreparation.
Turkish: A Turkish translation of DDC 20, prepared under the supervision of the Turkish National Library, was published in late 1993.
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Дата публикации: август 1996 г.
Перевод: октябрь 1997 г.
© Forest Press, OCLC, Inc., 1996