Encyclopaedia of Library and Information Science is devised as a Reference Resource for Library and Information Science Professionals, University Students and Faculty, and users of all types of Libraries. Broad in scope, this includes not only the terminology of the various specializations within Library Science and Information Studies but also the Vocabulary of Publishing, Printing, Binding, The Book Trade, Graphic Arts, Book History, Literature and Bibliography. Telecommunications and Computer Science. Entries are Descriptive. The dictionary includes some vernacular expressions and idioms, and a few obsolete terms. It is unique among available reference works in that it covers the most recent topics or research and interest and presenting material concisely in one convenient volume.