Harrod's Librarians' Glossary and Reference Book: A Directory of Over 9,600 Terms, Organizations, Projects, and Acronyms in the Areas of Information Management, Library Science, Publishing, and Archive Management
This new edition of a reference for librarians is expanded by some 1,100 entries, giving definitions of some 9,600 terms, abbreviations, and acronyms relating to libraries, books, information management, and information technology. Details given range from helpful definitions of bookbinding terms to explanations of electronic terms, to lengthy entries on classification and file coding, national libraries, fellowships, and influential reports. Entries are not illustrated. Also useful for information scientists, archivists, records managers, booksellers and publishers, and conservators.
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