Description : Now available for the first time in print, the dictionary is the most comprehensive and reliable English-language resource for terminology used in all types of libraries. With more than 4,000 terms and cross-references (last updated January, 2003), the dictionary's content has been carefully selected and includes terms from publishing, printing, literature, and computer science where, in the author's judgment, they are relevant to both library professionals and laypersons.
Description : This illustrated multi-volume dictionary includes not only the terminology of the various specialisations within library science and information studies, but also the vocabulary of publishing, printing, binding, book trade, graphic arts, book history, literature, bibliography, telecommunications and computer science. The work is written in a lucid style and readable manner. The work is divided into three volumes. This work is designed to be comprehensive reference resource for library and information science, professionals, university students and faculties and all types of libraries. This set is exhaustively prepared to serve the desired needs of all associated to the field.
Description : This dictionary is an international, comprehensive introduction to the vocabulary of library and information science. It is a practical day-to-day tool that will help to explain clearly and concisely over 5,000 terms used in the profession. The second edition has been completely revised and approximately 2,000 new terms added. All the terms are arranged in one alphabetical sequence, still incorporating the six themes present in the first edition: Information sources; Information handling; Computers and Telecommunications; Management; Research methodology; Publishing. In addition the dictionary offers full definitions for all synonymous terms and acronyms.
Description : A reference resource for library and information science professionals, university students and faculty, and the general reader and library user. The primary criterion for including a new term is whether a librarian or other information professional might reasonably be expected to encounter it at some point in his or her career. The technical vocabulary of publishing, printing, book history, and computer science has been included when, in the author's judgment, a definition might prove helpful, not only to library and information professionals, but also to laypersons.
Description : "The 2nd edition of the Dictionary of Information Science and Technology is an updated compilation of the latest terms and definitions, along with reference citations, as they pertain to all aspects of the information and technology field"--Provided by publisher.