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Interdisciplinarity and the classification os scholarly documents by phenomena, theories, and methods

  title={Interdisciplinarity and the classification os scholarly documents by phenomena, theories, and methods},
  author={Rick Szostak},
The paper argues that information science can best serve the needs of interdisciplinary scholarship (which is of increasing importance) by developing universal classifications of the phenomena studied by scholars and the theories and methods applied by scholars. Present systems of document classification are grounded in disciplinary terminology and thus serve interdisciplinary scholarship poorly. The second part of the paper outlines the importance of the recommended type of system of… 

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