Soviet Bibliothecal-Bibliographic Classification (BBK; LBC)

System developed at the Russian State Library (former Lenin State Library) in Moscow.


"LBC: New Horizons in Knowledge Organization," in 1998 was a conference devoted to the Russian library classification system,  and its evolution from the Soviet era to the present. Held in Moscow.




Neumann, C.; Schulz, E. & Vogel, O. (1979). Adaption of the parts Marxism-Leninism, philosophy and sociology of the Soviet Bibliothecal-Bibliographical classification for the medium edition of the GDR. Zentralblatt für Bibliothekswesen, 93(1), 13-17.

Schulz, H. (1986). 3 ESSENTIAL ACTIVITIES FOR THE SUCCESS OF THE BBK. Zentralblatt für Bibliothekswesen, 100(3), 104-113.

Sukiasyan, E. (1990). Description   and   analysis   of  the  Library-Bibliographical Classification (BBK/LBC). IN: Tools  for  Knowledge  Organization  and  the  Human 
Interface. Proceedings. 1st International ISKO-Conference,  p.114-121.  Editor: Fugmann, R. Frankfurt/Main: Indeks Verlag. 

Ørom, A. (2003). Knowledge Organization in the domain of Art Studies - History, Transition and Conceptual Changes. Knowledge Organization, 30(3/4), 128-143.



Birger Hjørland

Last edited: 16-01-2007