Definition of Library catalog

1. Noun. An enumeration of all the resources of a library.

Exact synonyms: Library Catalogue
Generic synonyms: Catalog, Catalogue
Specialized synonyms: Card Catalog, Card Catalogue

Definition of Library catalog

1. Noun. A register of all bibliographic items found in a particular library or group of libraries, such as those belonging to a university system spread out over several geographic locations. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Library Catalog

library administration
library and information science
library automation
library card
library catalog (current term)
library catalogs
library catalogue
library catalogues
library collection development
library fine
library hand
library materials
library paste
library program
library routine
library schools
library science
library sciences
library services

Literary usage of Library catalog

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Conference Proceedings of the American Library Association by American Library Association. Conference, American Library Association (1911)
"Will the same headings that are found satisfactory in the main library catalog serve equally well in the department catalog as used by specialists? ..."

2. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association, Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter (1908)
"ECLECTIC library catalog ; an index to twenty magazines and to the recent government publications. Minneapolis, HW Wilson Company, 1908. no p. ..."

3. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1917)
"The following bibliographical publications have been issued: White Historical library catalog, parts i and 2, Fiske Dante catalog, Fiske Rhaeto-Romanic ..."

4. Papers and Proceedings of the ... General Meeting of the American Library by General Meeting, American Library Association (1906)
"In passing to the dignified volume which forms the Brown University Library catalog of 1843, we find a change that is not greater in size than in character. ..."

5. The Catalog by Harriet Emma Howe, American Library Association (1921)
"The time spent in showing the patron how to use the library, catalog will be repaid many times over at rush hours and even in the ordinary routine. ..."

6. Library Work Cumulated, 1905-1911: A Bibliography and Digest of Library (1912)
"... —assuming that the library is scientifically classified—the assistant will be able to satisfy the wants of an enquirer from the library catalog; ..."

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