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Library Association of Ireland , Dublin
Libraries -- Ireland -- Termino
Statementecompiled by Ísold Ní Dheirg.
ContributionsNí Dheirg, Íosold., Library Association of Ireland.
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Open LibraryOL21417585M
ISBN 100946037108

E-book (or Electronic book): "To transfer information from a computer to a program or storage device to be viewed at a later date.". Editor: "A person or group responsible for compiling the writings of others into a single information source.

Looking for information under its editor's name is one option in searching.".Author: Christal Young.

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Library Lingo: A Glossary of Library Terms Abstract: A brief summary of a book or article Access points: This is an old-fashioned library term, referring to the headings on library catalog cards that allowed alphabetical access to a book by title, author, or subject.

A short, usually non-evaluative description of the contents of a book, an article, or another library resource. Abstracts often appear in online database records. Acquisitions The department of the Library where book and journal orders are processed and new materials are received.

ACS Style See entry for American Chemical Society Style. Advanced Search. Alphanumeric - Consisting of both letters Library terms book numbers. The numbering and classification system used for books in the USC Upstate Library is an alphanumeric system.

Annotated bibliography - A bibliography in which each entry is accompanied by explanatory notes. Annotation - A summary which describes, explains.

Catalogue – The (almost always computerised) Library terms book of what stock Library terms book library authority holds.

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Central Library – The chief library of any library authority, denotes a library which provides all of the services a library authority gives.

Glossary of Library Terms. abstract. (1) A brief summary of the points in an article; (2) A source which compiles by subject, author, or title, articles in a selected group of periodicals and includes a summary of each article.

almanac. A compendium of useful data and statistics relating to countries, personalities, events, and subjects.

Common Library Terms & Acronyms A. Identifying number for a document in a database. Printed label containing machine-readable data in the form of vertical lines or bars. An alpha numeric code that appears on a book or other item to indicate where it should be found D. A collection of.

Dictionary– a book which defines the terms of a language, profession, discipline, or specialized area of knowledge.

Display rack- Located in the Circulation Area and in the Reference Room. The handouts available on the display rack explain how to use library resources and services.

They are free to ASU students, faculty, and Size: KB. AEG All Edges Gilt. See Gilt. ALS Autographed Letter Signed. ANTIQUARIAN BOOKSELLER A term, in today’s usage, that describes a bookseller whose stock in trade is primarily old, rare, and/or collectible books.

ASSOCIATION COPY A book once belonging to the author, or signed or annotated by the author to someone closely associated with the author of the book or the book itself in some way.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. More. Just like Wikipedia, you can contribute new information or corrections to the catalog. You can browse by subjects, authors or lists members have created.

If you love books, why not help build a library. A term used in catalogs, thesauruses, reference books, and indexes to lead you from one form of entry to another (e.g., American poets see Poets--American).

Internet A worldwide network of computers that can be accessed via the campus computer network. Some Library Terminology, Informally Explained MulDiCat: Multilingual dictionary of cataloguing.etc. When librarians speak in three-digit numbers, they are using the names access point. Based on the card catalog, an access point was any element added entry.

Any heading that is. A writer of a book, essay, story, play, poem or other work. Some works have two or more co-authors. In library catalogues authorship is sometimes attributed to an organisation, conference symposium, or institution.

This is known as a corporate author. General Information. Library of Congress Now Accepting Proposals for Literature, Religion, and General Genre/Form Terms (09/01/16) (PDF, KB) Library of Congress Publishes Draft Genre/Form Terms Manual (01/06/16); FAQ on genre/form headings [Updated 06/06/11] (PDF, KB) *FAQ en Español* ; Library of Congress to Reissue Genre/Form Authority Records (Revised 05/09/11).

Ex-Library (exlib or ex lib) A term used to indicate a book was once in a public library. They are usually identified with one or more markings of the library such as stampings, card pockets, cataloging numbers, etc. Frequently they are marked as "discarded" or "withdrawn" when sold by a library.

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Learn about Author Central. Susan Orlean (Author) out of 5 stars 1, ratings. See all 11 formats and by: 2. Common Library Terms and Definitions Books and other materials in Tarver library are usually assigned call numbers according to the Library of Congress Classification Scheme, and shelved in alpha-numeric order.

Catalog - tool that contains the records of all the books. Library, traditionally, collection of books used for reading or study, or the building or room in which such a collection is word derives from the Latin liber, “book,” whereas a Latinized Greek word, bibliotheca, is the origin of the word for library in German, Russian, and the Romance languages.

From their historical beginnings as places to keep the business, legal, historical. The right-hand page of a book, usually bearing an odd page number.

The side of a printed sheet intended to be read first. Verso. The left-hand page of a book, usually bearing an even page number.

The side of a printed sheet intended to be read second. Colophon. 1) The name of a book, video, magazine, article, etc. 2) To refer non-specifically to unique books or other works. For example, if we do a search in the library catalog, and get a list of five different books as a result, we might say we found five titles.

If we found only one book, Author: Ralph Toyama. A cart used to hold books before they are re-shelved and is also used to transport books and other library materials to the shelves for re-shelving.

Boolean operators. A method of combining search terms by expressing the relationship of one concept to another, using the words AND, OR, and : Celia Brockenbrough. Ex Libris, a Latin phrase, means "from the library of" and describes a book that comes from a personal library.

The AbeBooks Glossary of Book Terms Explore An ex-library book will carry some sort of marking indicating the name of library that previously owned it. Borrow and read free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your library using your phone or tablet.

It’s easy to get started―all you need is a library card. Learn more or download the app below. While each library web page looks a little different and each library has a varying selections of books, the basic work flow is the same.

We’re going to walk you through checking out a book from our local library but, again, we want to stress that unless you live in the region covered by our library’s media collaborative, the web site you Author: Michael Crider.

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My library. a* - terms starting with 'a' *ment - terms ending with 'ment' # book, storage. book repository. # preservation, store. # office, storage. lending library. # book. Home Student Resources Library.

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Tuesday, February 18th PM – PM. Thursday, February 20th PM – PM. Library catalog – See Catalog. Library collection – The total accumulation of books and other materials owned by a library, cataloged and arranged for ease of access, which often consists of several smaller collections (reference collection, circulating collection, serials, government documents, rare books, special collections, etc.).

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