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Ranganathan on Dewey

William Denton has unearthed and posted 15 minutes of SR Ranganathan talking about Melvil Dewey in 1964. Ranganathan was the great reforming library scientist and Dewey invented the Dewey Decimal system. This is like finding 15 minutes of FDR talking about Coolidge or Leibniz talking about Descartes. I can’t wait to hear it, but first I have to make breakfast for our kids… [Tags: ]

I’ve transcribed the audio. It’s got lots of holes and errors, so feel free to improve it.

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