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Library & information science

A multidisciplinary field that focuses on the practices, tools of management, information technology, education, and other perspectives to libraries; the collection, organization, preservation, and dissemination of information resources; and the political economy of information.

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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, ...


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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 ...


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.


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


Library & information science; Library

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


Library & information science; Library

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

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Library & information science; Library

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