Universal Decimal Classification
UDC is one of the most widely used classification schemes for all fields of knowledge. It is used in libraries, bibliographic, documentation and information services in over 130 countries around the world and is published in over 40 languages.
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UDC Consortium
The UDCC is a non-profit association of publishers established to maintain, develop and distribute the UDC for the benefit of its users. Apart from its strategic, managerial and promotional responsibilities, the UDCC also appoints an editorial team and advisory board to oversee the content of the scheme and contribute to its regular revision in order to reflect new knowledge.
UDC Books and Schedules
 
News
Dutch UDC Online Opens
16/02/2014
UDC users in Dutch speaking countries can now access Dutch UDC schedules at UDC Online Nederlands. These are the most comprehensive UDC tables published in Dutch to date. A free two-week trial is now open and an annual subscription will be available after 10 March 2014.
New Dutch Abridged Edition
29/01/2014
A new Dutch abridged edition "Universele Decimale Classificatie: beknopte nederlandse uitgave" was published by the UDC Consortium. The book is envisaged as a practical manual for practitioners working with UDC as well as for training and teaching classification. The book can be ordered online.
Events
May
05
Inaugural Otlet Lecture "When Was the Age of Information?" by Prof. Paul Duguid at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Champaign, Illinois (USA)
May
19
ISKO 2014. The International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO) will hold its 13th International Conference in Krakow, Poland.
Krakow, Poland
June
02
UDC Consortium Executive Committee Meeting
The Hague
August
16
The next UDC Update meeting will take place at the 80th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, which will be held in Lyon, France. The date will be announced nearer the time.
Lyon, France