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Dictionary of Library and Information Sciences English-Chinese/Chinese-English by Carol Leong

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Published by K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Co .
Written in English


  • Bilingual dictionaries,
  • Library & Information Sciences,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Reference,
  • English language,
  • Library Science (General),
  • Chinese,
  • Information science,
  • Library science

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9066846M
ISBN 103598105320
ISBN 109783598105326

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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.   "A library is a collection of resources in a variety of formats that is (1) organized by information professionals or other experts who (2) provide convenient physical, digital, bibliographic, or intellectual access and (3) offer targeted services and programs (4) with the mission of educating, informing, or entertaining a variety of audiences (5) and the goal of stimulating individual learning and advancing society Author: Ala Library.   The Dictionary of Information Science and Technology (2nd Edition) is released in relation to IGI Global’s premier InfoSci®-Dictionary database of 30, easy-to-reference definitions of the most recent reference book releases. Both are an essential reference for libraries and individuals around the world.   Beginning in as a five-page handout, the Dictionary of Library and Information Sciencewas soon expanded and converted to electronic format for installation on the Western Connecticut State University Library Web site, where it is in high demand by library professionals, scholars, and students, and has won international praise.

  ODLIS was published in print in under the title Dictionary for Library and Information Science (Libraries Unlimited). Suggestions for expansion and improvement are always welcome. A substantial number of the terms in ODLIS have been suggested by its users. A brief, objective summary of the essential content of a book, article, speech, report, dissertation, or other work, which presents the main points in the same order as the original, but has no independent literary value. An abstract can be indicative.   Available in print or as an online subscription, this third edition of the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences reflects the growing convergence among the several disciplines that concern themselves with information and the cultural record. Covered are archives, museum studies, informatics, information systems, knowledge management, records management, document and .   D. Database A system that organizes and arranges data into fields and provides the means to sort, group, and retrieve information from those fields. In the library, a database is an electronic index that contains information about articles, books, reference sources, and/or images. Most databases can be searched by fields like author, title of article and publication, and date.

A regularly updated listing of news and resources related to library and information science. Library Networking: Journals, Weblogs, Associations, Conferences. Robert Teeter, district librarian for the Santa Clara Valley Water District, lists many resources to help librarians network with colleagues and stay current in the field.   : Dictionary of Library and Information Science Quotations (): Taher, Mohamed, Ramaiah, L.: BooksAuthor: Mohamed Taher, L. Ramaiah.   Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science (ODLIS) A major resource for terminology used in all types of libraries. With more than 4, terms and cross-references, 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. Library Science a branch of science in which the purposes, principles, content, system, and forms of the public use of books are studied. The basic divisions of library science are general library science, in which problems of the organization of the public use of books are considered (including the place and role of the library in society, principles.