Release of the new version of the Slovenian UDC Online
On 29 February 2020, National and University Library Ljubljana released a new updated version of the Slovenian UDC online 4. elektronska izdaja tabel Univerzalne decimalne klasifikacije UDCMRF12. These UDC schedules are aligned with the latest version of the UDC MRF 12 (from December 2018) containing 72,000 UDC classes and brings changes in around 6,000 UDC records.
The official presentation of the 4th edition of the UDC MRF in the Slovenian language will take place on 13 March 2020 in the National and University Library in Ljubljana.
Polish UDC Online released
Polish UDC Online "Polska UKD Online" was released for public use on 16 December 2019. This is the first complete online edition in the Polish language. It is published in collaboration between the National Library of Poland and the UDC Consortium. Polska UKD is available free of charge to all libraries and other information institutions in Poland.
More information for UDC users in Poland can be found on the Biblioteka Narodowa's portal "Aktualnoƛci UKD".
Serbian UDC Online released
Serbian UDC Online "Srpski UDK Onlajn" has now been released. This is the first complete online edition in the Serbian language, prepared and published as a collaboration between the National Library of Serbia and the UDC Consortium. Srpski UDK Onlajn is available for free to Serbian librarians and other information professionals.
Professor Ia McIlwaine (1935-2019)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ia McIlwaine who died on 24 August 2019.
Professor McIlwaine was Editor-in-Chief of UDC from 1993-2005 and contributed a great deal to its development and international presence throughout this period. Ia McIlwaine was Emeritus Professor of Library and Information Studies in the Department of Information Studies at University College London and an internationally reknowned scholar in the field of knowledge organization. More in the Obituary by Professor Vanda Broughton.