Authored by: D. W. Krummel

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Fourth Edition

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466552593
eBook ISBN: 9781315116143
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The basic families of bibliography are distinguished, followed by an overview of the history of bibliography. Major works in the world of bibliography are cited in their contexts. The practices of assembling and searching bibliographical lists are summarized, and the last section, which focuses on physical bibliography, surveys the study of books as artifactual evidence.

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