USE FULL LIBRARY TERMS- A -abstract
A brief summary of the points in an article.A source that compiles, by subject, author or title articles in a selected group of periodicals andincludes a summary of each article.
In computer-based information retrieval, the method by which a computer refers to records in afile, dependent upon their arrangement.In archives, the general ability to make use of the records of a government, government agency, orother corporate body. (ALA Glossary)
Text and/or numeric terms used to search bibliographic records.
Materials which are purchased for library use. Activities related to obtaining library materials by purchase,exchange, or gift, including pre-order bibliographic searching, ordering and receiving materials, processinginvoices, and the maintenance of the necessary records related to acquisitions.(ALA Glossary)
A compendium of useful data and statistics relating to countries, personalities, events, and subjects.
A bibliographic record for a part of a publication, such as a part of a book, or an individual volume of amulti-volume work, where each volume has its own unique title.
A list of works with descriptions and a brief summary or critical statement about each.
A note accompanying an entry in a bibliography, reading list, or catalog intended to describe, explain, orevaluate the publication referred to.
A serial publication, such as a report, yearbook or directory, issued once a year.