What is revision?
revision meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
- Routine revision – Updates terminology, clarifies notes, provides modest expansions of existing notation
- Extensive revision – Major reworking of subdivisions, but basic outline of the schedule is left intact
- Complete revision (formerly called a phoenix) – Base numbers remain the same as in previous edition, but virtually all subdivisions are altered
In an extensive or complete revision, changes are indicated in comparative and equivalence tables, rather than by the addition of relocation notes in the affected schedule or table.Also, a change made in Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules by the Joint Committee for Revision of AACR2 (JSC) as the result of a formal rule revision process.