Design of the new web version
of the DDC
Dewey Product Manager
WebDewey Design Goals
Modern, clean interface
Support for search, browse, number building, and
Generic user interface script to allow use of more than one
language version and connection to terminology sets
Local control of display of personalization, history of
numbers, and hierarchy information + connection to
Current Search Screen
Current Browse Screen
Search Results with Work Area & Notes
Proposed Welcome Screen
Proposed Advanced Search Screen
Proposed Results Screen with Notes, Terms
and Work Area
Search Browse Add User note Add Institution Note Link to OPAC Help
Main Classes Tables More
(User created notes)
MelvilClass Results Screen
Ideas for MORE
Personalization Options --
View Hierarchy (On or Off)
User/Institutional Notes (On or Off)
See Number Building area ( On or Off)
Display Built Numbers (On or Off)
Link to OPAC(s)
Link to Thesauri / Terminologies
What do you think about the current interface?
What don’t you like about the current interface?
What do you think about a simpler interface?
Which features are essential?
Which features could you live without?
Do you use the work area?
Do you use the notes feature? How would you like to personalize WebDewey?
Are there features that should be added to the system?
Would you like to see the history of numbers?
How would you improve web access to Dewey?
Should Dewey data be represented as linked data with 2 views within
WebDewey interface—(Human and machine)?