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Library

A collection of books, references, sources, services organized and maintained by a public entity, an institution, or a private individual.

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serial

Library & information science; Library

Any publication issued in successive parts, appearing at intervals, usually regular ones, and, as a rule, intended to be continued indefinitely. The term includes Periodicals, newspapers, annuals, ...

report

Library & information science; Library

An official or formal record of the activities of a committee or corporate entity, or of a special investigation, or of the proceedings of a governmental body. The term is also used for publications ...

set

Library & information science; Library

A group of related items. When conducting a search in a database, the results of a search form a set. See also Boolean logic.

bookstacks

Library & information science; Library

Often called the Stacks, this multi-story section of the main Library contains approximately 65% of the Library's collection, or 6 million volumes.

issue

Library & information science; Library

A single uniquely numbered or dated part of a periodical or newspaper.

microfilm

Library & information science; Library

Photographic film showing micro images of publications, such as the contents of journals.

vertical file

Library & information science; Library

A file cabinet or file box containing a collection of pamphlets, newspaper clippings, or other small published items.

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