The following table provides a list of terms that are frequently used in Public Library Management, along with their meaning.
|It is an access point in a catalog or bibliography other than the main entry. It may be briefer than the main entry.
|An annual calendar that describes the daily information about upcoming events.
|The printed information at the end of the book.
|An explanatory note added in the bibliography.
|A collection of historical records about people, places, and events taken place.
|It is the list of references used in a book or article. If they are long, they may be published separately in the form of books or online.
|Short description of a piece of text (book, article, or web page) which is quoted or used as a source.
|It is an alphabetical list of important words used in a piece of work, with respective immediate context.
|It is a measure to establish a similarity relationship between documents. It occurs when two written works reference a common third work in their bibliographies.
|It is a unique alphanumeric number that represents the subject matter of a knowledge element and indicates its location on the shelf.
|A systematic database with detailed information about all the knowledge resources in the library.
|To issue the library material to the users.
|Most recent issue of a magazine or journal a library receives.
|A legal right of an author, editor, composer, publisher, or distributor to publish, produce, sell, or distribute the literary, musical, dramatic, or artistic work exclusively.
|It is the material published outside a commercial or academic publishing. It is produced at all levels of government, academics, business, and industry in print and electronic formats, but it is not controlled by commercial publishers.
|All knowledge resources such as books, journals, magazines, audio/video material, and maps owned by a public library.
|Knowledge Resources in Library
|Books, Computer files, Music CDs, Records, Audio and Video CDs/DVDs, Maps are different kinds of knowledge resources in library.
|List of items arranged in a specific approach.
|Most fundamental subject.
|Recording a list of knowledge resources with specific approach and corresponding details of each knowledge resource.
|A library page is a person responsible for shelving books, minor repairs, tiding, and some other allied work.
|Putting back the books/other items of the library from where they belong after the users have used it.
|A person giving financial support to institution, cause, or other person.