From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
- Paper : 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 : A bound set of sheets containing written or printed materials, or space for such.
- Publishing : The process of production and dissemination of literature or information - the activity of making information available for public view.
- Reading (process) : Process of understanding and gaining knowledge from written text.
- Library science : The study of issues related to libraries and the information fields.
- Culture (social) : 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".
- Five laws of library science : Add brief definition or description
- Dewey Decimal Classification : System for library classification created by Melvil Dewey based on decimal numbering.
- Librarian : A person who is responsible for a collection of books, magazines, records, specialized or technical information, or materials, which are stored for use.
- British Library : National reference library and archive of the United Kingdom.
- Library of Congress : 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
- Bookmobile : A bus containing bookshelves and workstations which acts as a mobile branch library.
- Digital library : A library in which collections are stored in digital formats (as opposed to print, microform, or other media) and accessible by computers.
- Open access : The free, immediate online access to the results of research, coupled with the right to use those results in new and innovative ways.
- Orphan works : 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.
- World Wide Web : A global collection of information presented in the form of documents hosted on networked computers and available to the public.
- International Standard Serial Number : A unique eight-digit number system used to identify a print or electronic periodical publication, adopted as international standard ISO 3297 in 1975.
- ISBN : 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.
- OCLC : A nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization, founded in 1967 as the Ohio College Library Center.
- TooLAME : A popular, fast, high quality, free and open source MPEG-1 Audio Layer II encoder.
- Bibliome : A genome-inspired shorthand for the set of all texts ever written.