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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Library.
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Parent topics

  • Paper [r]: Please do not use this term in your topic list, because there is no single article for it. Please substitute a more precise term. See Paper (disambiguation) for a list of available, more precise, topics. Please add a new usage if needed.
  • Book [r]: A bound set of sheets containing written or printed materials, or space for such. [e]
  • Publishing [r]: The process of production and dissemination of literature or information - the activity of making information available for public view. [e]
  • Reading (process) [r]: Process of understanding and gaining knowledge from written text. [e]
  • Library science [r]: The study of issues related to libraries and the information fields. [e]
  • Culture (social) [r]: UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (2002) defined culture as "... the set of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features of a society or a social group..." that "encompasses, in addition to art and literature, lifestyles, ways of living together, value systems, traditions and beliefs". [e]


  • Five laws of library science [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Dewey Decimal Classification [r]: System for library classification created by Melvil Dewey based on decimal numbering. [e]
  • Librarian [r]: A person who is responsible for a collection of books, magazines, records, specialized or technical information, or materials, which are stored for use. [e]
  • British Library [r]: National reference library and archive of the United Kingdom. [e]
  • Library of Congress [r]: The world's largest library, which has a division that provides research for the U.S. Congress; although the United States has no official library, the Library of Congress has the role in practice, especially as a cataloging authority and containing the Copyright Office [e]
  • Bookmobile [r]: A bus containing bookshelves and workstations which acts as a mobile branch library. [e]
  • Digital library [r]: A library in which collections are stored in digital formats (as opposed to print, microform, or other media) and accessible by computers. [e]
  • Open access [r]: The free, immediate online access to the results of research, coupled with the right to use those results in new and innovative ways. [e]
  • Orphan works [r]: A term used to describe the situation where a copyright owner cannot be identified and/or located by someone who is seeking permission to use the work. [e]

Other related topics

  • World Wide Web [r]: A global collection of information presented in the form of documents hosted on networked computers and available to the public. [e]
  • International Standard Serial Number‎ [r]: A unique eight-digit number system used to identify a print or electronic periodical publication, adopted as international standard ISO 3297 in 1975. [e]
  • ISBN [r]: Ten-digit number assigned before publication to a book or edition thereof, which identifies various elements of the work, grouping it within a national, geographic, language, or other convenient category and revealing its publisher, title, edition, and volume number. [e]
  • OCLC [r]: A nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization, founded in 1967 as the Ohio College Library Center. [e]
  • TooLAME [r]: A popular, fast, high quality, free and open source MPEG-1 Audio Layer II encoder. [e]
  • Bibliome [r]: A genome-inspired shorthand for the set of all texts ever written. [e]