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A list of MSS, books, and articles cited or referred to in a scholarly work, or thought relevant to its subject matter. Such lists are usually printed following the work itself. ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015

... The description of books: 1. A systematic list of writings by a given author or on a given subject. 2. The study of books as material objects, involving technical analysis of paper, printing methods, bindings, page-numbering, publishing history, and library holdings. A compiler of bibliographies or a practitioner of bibliography is a bibliographer . Adjectives : bibliographic , bibliographical . Further reading: Philip Gaskell , A New Introduction to Bibliography (2nd edn,...

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A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, History
Length:
179 words

... Deriving from the Greek biblios (‘book’) and graphē (‘writing’), the term ‘bibliography’ denotes the branch of learning devoted to the historical study of books, both printed and manuscript, as physical objects or artefacts. Descriptive bibliography involves detailed scrutiny, collation, analysis, and description of the form and structure of books; of paper, ink, script, or type; of binding; and of other components, as well as of material evidence of provenance (readers' annotations, inscriptions, bookplates, shelf-marks, etc.). What is sometimes...

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The Oxford Companion to the English Language (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018

...Bibliography . 1. A branch of library science dealing with the description, history, comparison, and classification of documents. 2. A list of documents compiled according to a particular need and/or principle of classification, such as 20c books on gardening published in Britain or the printed sources used in a piece of research or a published work. Most bibliographies are relatively straightforward lists organized alphabetically, but may otherwise vary greatly. Usually keyed to authors’ names, they may also be organized according to subject, place of...

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A Dictionary of Business Research Methods

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
131 words

... In books, theses , papers, or reports, a full list of the authors and their works that the researcher has used in the preparation and presentation of the research document. This includes source materials that might not be directly quoted in the finished work, as well as those directly cited. Not only does this convention allow reviewers, critics, and others to check the validity and strengths of the arguments being advanced, as well as the interpretation by the researcher–author of the works used, it also acknowledges the intellectual...

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John Wagstaff

The Oxford Companion to Music

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
1,850 words

...bibliography on any but the smallest of subjects has become increasingly difficult, and selective bibliographies such as those in Grove , whose compilers attempt to list only the most significant writings on a topic, take on added value. Annotated bibliographies are valuable for the same reason, in that they allow users, especially newcomers to a topic, to be discriminating in what they read. 3. Descriptive bibliography While reference bibliography at its best may both list and assess the contents of particular items, descriptive bibliography is...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
1,531 words

... Islamic Art and Culture: A Visual History (Woodstock, NY, 2006) Bibliographical works J. D. Pearson : Index Islamicus, 1906–1955: A Catalogue of Articles on Islamic Subjects in Periodicals and Other Collective Publications (Cambridge, 1958); suppl. i, 1956–60 (Cambridge, 1962); ii, 1961–5 (Cambridge, 1967); iii, 1966–70 (London, 1972); iv, 1971–5 (London, 1977); v, 1976–80 (London, 1982) [continued as http://www.indexislamicus.com (accessed June 11, 2008)] K. A. C. Creswell : A Bibliography of the Architecture, Arts and Crafts of Islam to 1st January...

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Eric Rasmussen

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015

... , the study of books as material objects and of the production and reproduction of texts. ‘Enumerative’ bibliography refers to a listing of books and their locations in libraries and private book collections, such as Sidney Lee ’s ‘Census of Extant Copies of the Shakespeare First Folio’ ( 1902 ). ‘Analytical’ bibliography, the technical study of all stages of the printing process, emerged from the New Bibliography movement in the 20th century as a consciously ‘scientific’ reaction to the more enumerative ‘book-collectors’ bibliography’ that had...

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The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
735 words

... . The essential bibliography for New Zealand literature is John Thomson's chapter ‘Bibliography’ in OHNZLE ( 1991 , 1998 ), which is a revision of his New Zealand Literature to 1977 ( 1980 ). It includes sections on reference works, history and criticism, anthologies, periodicals and bibliographical notes on selected individual writers. Māori-language material is covered by Jane McRae's chapter ‘Māori Literature: A Survey’, also in OHNZLE . A comprehensive annual survey from 1964 is provided by the ‘Annual Bibliography of Commonwealth...

New Bibliography

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
309 words

...Bibliography The approach pioneered by A. W. *Pollard , *McKerrow and *Greg that transformed 20 th -century Anglo-American bibliographical studies. McKerrow and Greg were contemporaries at *Trinity College, Cambridge , but the proving ground was London’s *Bibliographical Society where the two men met Pollard . His role as a mentor to Greg , McKerrow , and others is so fundamental that, as *Tanselle observes, the New Bibliography was initially considered to be the ‘school of Pollard ’. It is unclear when the ‘ New Bibliography ’ (to...

Bibliography, General

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The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
462 words

..., General The following were used in the preparation of this encyclopedia, and will contain further information on many of the subjects included. Standard Reference Works American National Biography (1999) ed. J. A. Garraty and M. Carnes , Chicago: Gale Research Incoporated. Dictionary of National Biography (1885) ed. L. Stephen and S. Lee , first published London: Small, Elder and Co.; supplements cover the period up to 1980. Who's Who 2000, London: A. & C. Black. Who's Who in the USA 2000, New Providence, NJ: Marquis. Who Was Who , London:...

bibliography (1)

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
1,217 words

... (1) The study of books. Bibliography has five branches that often overlap: enumerative bibliography; analytical bibliography; descriptive bibliography; textual bibliography; historical bibliography. 1. Enumerative bibliography 2. Analytical bibliography 3. Descriptive bibliography 4. Textual bibliography 5. Historical bibliography 1. Enumerative bibliography In its attempts to synthesize knowledge, enumerative bibliography provides the foundation for scholarship. The basic function of enumerative bibliography (also known as systematic...

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
33 words

... (2) A list of MSS, books, and articles cited or referred to in a scholarly work, or thought relevant to its subject matter. Such lists are usually printed following the work...

Studies in Bibliography

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
158 words

...in Bibliography Sponsored by the *Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia , *Bowers founded the annual SB in 1948 . Bowers ’s main objective was to edit a journal that would encourage work on all areas of bibliography, particularly on analytical (or critical) bibliography ( see bibliography (1) ), or the analysis of the physical evidence in books, primarily as a tool for editors. The publication also includes essays on publishing history, *textual criticism , and the history of reading and of bibliographical scholarship, covering...

Bibliography of Australia

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
190 words

... 1975 the National Library of Australia acquired the copyright to Ferguson 's Bibliography , parts of which had become collectors' items. In 1977 it published a facsimile edition and in 1986 an Addenda to volumes I to IV, 1784–1850 , which lists items omitted from those volumes, some corrections to original entries, and many additional locations for bibliography items. Ferguson 's Bibliography has been recognised as one of the world's great national bibliographies, an indispensable tool for Australian historians; its usefulness for students of...

Australian National Bibliography

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
123 words

...National Bibliography , a publication of the National Library of Australia, Canberra, commenced in January 1961 , replacing the Annual Catalogue of Australian Publications published 1937–61 , covering 1936–60 . Its rate of publication has varied, as has its arrangement, but it currently comprises three parts (Classified Sequence; Author, Title and Series Index; and Subject Index) and lists books, serials, pamphlets, government publications and printed music published in Australia within the current and the preceding two years. Overseas...

British National Bibliography

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
191 words

...cumulated subject index. The distributor is the British Library, although since 1991 all six legal deposit libraries in the UK and Ireland have shared the cataloguing. Karen Attar BL, ‘The British National Bibliography’, www.bl.uk/services/bibliographic/natbib.html , consulted Aug. 2006 A. Stephens , ‘The Establishment of the British National Bibliography’, in Eating the Menus , ed. R. Bourne ...

Bibliography of American Literature

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Literature
Length:
57 words

... of American Literature , compiled by Jacob Blanck and sponsored by the Bibliographical Society of America, provides a detailed physical description of all first editions (books, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) by some 300 authors who lived between the Federal period and 1930 , with emphasis on writers of belles lettres. The nine volumes were published between 1955 and 1991...

Bibliography of American Literature

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Literature
Length:
62 words

...Bibliography of American Literature , compiled by Jacob Blanck and sponsored by the Bibliographical Society of America, is planned to provide a detailed physical description of all first editions (books, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) by some 300 authors who lived between the Federal period and 1930 , with emphasis on writers of belles lettres. Seven volumes of the eight projected appeared between 1955 and 1983...

Bibliography of Australian Literature

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
70 words

... of Australian Literature is currently under preparation at the National Centre for Australian Studies at Monash University, Melbourne. Edited by John Hay and John Arnold , the project aims to record all creative writing published in book or pamphlet form by Australian authors. The project is supported by a National Advisory Committee and working parties in each State, as well as the Association for the Study of Australian Literature ( ASAL...

Bibliography of Australian Poetry 1935–1955

Bibliography of Australian Poetry 1935–1955   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
30 words

... of Australian Poetry 1935–1955 , compiled by Sue Murray , was published in 1992 by D. W. Thorpe in association with the National Centre for Australian Studies at Monash...

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