Definition of Library science

1. Noun. The study of the principles and practices of library administration.

Generic synonyms: Arts, Humanistic Discipline, Humanities, Liberal Arts
Examples of category: Circulation



Definition of Library science

1. Noun. An interdisciplinary science incorporating the humanities, law and applied science to study topics related to libraries, the collection, organization, preservation and dissemination of information resources, and the political economy of information. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Library science

1. Study of the principles and practices of library administration and services. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Library Science

library automation
library card
library catalog
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 (current term)
library sciences
library services
library surveys
library technical services
libraryless
librarylike
libras
librate
librated
librates
librating
libration
librational
librations

Literary usage of Library science

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1. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association, Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter (1908)
"THE FIRST EUROPEAN SUMMER SCHOOL IN library science. WHILE popular education of ad'ults in Sweden is to be credited with marked development, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Master of library science.) 1890. Pratt Institute School of library science, ... Bachelor of library science.) 1897. Syracuse University Library School. ..."

3. Annual Conference Proceedings of the American Library Association by American Library Association. Conference, American Library Association (1919)
"... his stock of resources, whether books or other kinds, and can use the best of library science methods to make the resources serve the clientele. ..."

4. The Library Association Record by Library Association (1906)
"(«) Z. Bibliography and library science. 1902. (Not received.) The sight of yet another system of book classification is provocative of emotion to which we ..."

5. Bulletin of the American Library Association by American Library Association (1914)
"Misa Donnelly was followed by Miss JOSEPHINE ADAMS RATHBONE, vice- director of the Pratt Institute School of library science, with the following paper: The ..."

6. The Library by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)., Library Association (1895)
"... different branches of library science, upon which examinations are held. In fact, would not some system of tuition based on the lines of the University ..."

7. Training for Librarianship: Library Work as a Career by J. H. Friedel (1921)
"... Albany Pratt Institute School of library science, Brooklyn Syracuse University Library School, Syracuse University of Buffalo, Buffalo Massachusetts ..."

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