Decodes acronyms of American Library Association units, divisions, roundtables, committees, and publications; acronyms of other related organizations; and abbreviations commonly used in library literature.
Included in Credo Reference. "A basic vocabulary of terms used in the information and records management industries." The print version (Janet Stevenson, Dictionary of Information and Library Management, 2nd ed., 2006) is available in the Reference Library, call number 020.3 D561 2006.
A succinct dictionary of common jargon used by librarians, prepared by the UIUC Reference, Research and Scholarly Services department.
Defines words and acronyms in the various specializations within LIS, along with the relevant vocabulary of publishing, printing, the book trade, graphic arts, book history, literature, bibliography, telecommunications, and computer science. Reflects North American practice. The print equivalent (Joan M. Reitz, Dictionary for Library and Information Science, 2004) is available in the Reference Library, call number 020.3 R278d.
Defines words related to book bindings and the tools and techniques for creating and repairing them. The print equivalent (Matt T. Roberts and Don Etherington, 1982) is available in the Main Stacks, call number Q.686.303 R543B.
Compiled by the Digital Curation Centre, UK. Defines common terms used in discussions of digital curation and data preservation.
Defines terms found in the archival literature, with an emphasis on electronic records. Includes acronyms and organizations. Provides citations to usage and notes relationships among terms. The print equivalent (Richard Pearce-Moses, 2005) is available in the University Archives, call number 027.0014 P315g.
From ARMA International, a professional association for records managers. Searchable dictionary of terms, plus an annotated directory of organizations.
Defines key terms and acronyms in the changing world of scholarly communication.
Defines internet-related words.
Defines terms and acronyms used in communication among librarians, publishers, and vendors.