Concise dictionary of library and information science.
Stella Keenan, Colin JohnstonLondon: Bowker-Saur, 2000 DESCRIPTION: x, 265 p.
1st ed., 1996. Brief, exceptionally clear definitions for some 4,500 terms deemed important in the practice of library and information science professions. Notes synonyms.
Dictionary of information and library management.
Janet Stevenson London: A and C Black, 2006 DESCRIPTION: 229 p.
1st ed., 1997, titled Dictionary of library and information management. Succinctly defines over 6,000 terms used by information workers. Includes many general English words as well as specialized vocabulary, and therefore may be most useful to non-native speakers. Supplementary material includes lists of classification systems, websites, U.K. copyright laws, book awards, and major U.K. newspapers and magazines.
Dictionary of bibliometrics.
Virgil Pasquale Diodato New York: Haworth Press, 1994 DESCRIPTION: xiii, 185 p.
Brief explanations of some 225 terms related to the quantitative study of patterns in information distribution and use. Citations within definitions to publications that elucidate the term or concept. Name index.
Glossary of library and information science: English-Chinese/Chinese-English.
Su Chen, Shi Deng Munchen, [Germany]: K.G. Saur, 2006 DESCRIPTION: xxi, 343 p.
Part 1: English-Chinese. Part 2: Chinese-English. Includes terms and acronyms. Indicates when English terms are translated or used differently in Taiwan or Hong Kong.
Library and Information Science: Dictionaries and Thesauruses
Susan E. Searing
This section includes English, bilingual, and polyglot guides to the specialized language of LIS and areas of specialization within the field.
ODLIS: Online dictionary for library and information science.
http://bibpurl.oclc.org/web/4113 Joan M. Reitz, Western Connecticut State University, Libraries Unlimited, Inc [Westport, Conn.]: Libraries Unlimited –
URL: http://lu.com/odlis. Defines terms and acronyms in the various specializations within library and information science, along with relevant vocabulary concerning publishing, printing, the book trade, graphic arts, book history, literature, bibliography, telecommunications, and computer science. Reflects North American usage. Definitions include copious cross-reference links and links to external Web sources. A print version, Dictionary for library and information science, appeared in 2004.
Serials acquisitions glossary.
http://www.ala.org/ala/alctscontent/alctspubsbucket/webpublications/alctsserials/serialsacquisiti/05_serials_glossary.pdf Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, Serials Section, Acquisitions Committee Chicago: American Library Association 2005
First edition, 1993. Defines terms used by librarians, vendors, and publishers of serials, with special attention to electronic publishing. Fifty-one page PDF file.