Meaning of LIBRARY in English

LIBRARY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a library collection

Most lecturers are keen to build up library collections in their subjects.

hospital/library/office etc staff

He had responsibility for training library staff.

lending library

reference library

the school library

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

academic

It is a pity that much of the work done has been linked to specific titles in an academic library setting.

Our primary objective is to collect, organize and disseminate information and materials relating to academic library orientation and instruction.

Hart's Book selection and use in academic libraries provides a useful summary of recent literature.

In general, even less attention is paid to this aspect of provision in academic and special libraries .

The establishment of a new academic library often affords an insight into the way collections measure up to such standards as exist.

None the less, logistics problems of making books available in special and academic libraries remain, and warrant research.

This chapter attempts to highlight some of the ways that policy considerations affect the provision of materials in academic and public libraries .

They still remain by far the biggest group although most use is concentrated in the academic library sector.

large

Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory is usually to be found in large libraries and is the recognized international list of periodicals.

It affected a large number of libraries , and it included college libraries as well as public libraries.

The large Palace library , Victorian in its solid mahogany trappings, was lightly clad with the Bishop's books.

Her father's large library of travellers' tales was her mental furniture.

Now of course Fresco is a director of one of the world's largest photographic libraries .

Contents Your personal injury library may be housed in a large library or in a separate section near to the personal injury lawyers.

They had large libraries and read a lot.

AppleSearch is a workgroup-based product designed to give easy access to large document libraries residing on file servers.

local

Your local nursing library may hold reference copies of these.

Still others petition for improved playgrounds in their town and extended hours at their local library .

Try browsing along the reference shelves of your local library , or the humour section of the local bookshop.

Contact your local library or school system to find an appropriate course.

Your local director of nurse education will hold a copy, and your local nursing library should have one on file.

Besides Gates and Microsoft, other companies have stepped forward to help local libraries .

This may be available in your local library .

At one point, Janowitz sketches out the tedious details of an overblown mishap at the local library .

new

The establishment of a new academic library often affords an insight into the way collections measure up to such standards as exist.

Vancouverites have been mobbing his new public library .

The New Mills public library from which the Mackie collection was discarded was paid for by Carnegie.

The new owners briefly toyed with selling the building to the city last summer for conversion into a new central library .

Something struck him as odd about the number of books cited for the new library .

Other projects that she said could be put to a vote included plans to build a new central library and City Hall.

A showcase new library is planned.

MasterClips Clipart is a new library of full colour vector clip art drawn by professional artists.

public

At the present time most public library stock is chosen without any clear idea of the underlying stock needs of the user.

Most public libraries provide books and brochures with guidelines about what is appropriate and appealing to various ages.

I can read all the newspapers I want in public libraries .

It is our culture, our public library .

This serious quality in the public libraries survived into the interwar years.

Vancouverites have been mobbing his new public library .

Further copies may be held at the local public library .

A: A couple of places to look are your school and your local public library .

small

Are you building up a small library of essential books?

Some of the churches attempted to provide for the needs of their members by maintaining small libraries .

Every school should therefore have a small staff library which can be used as a resource by staff and parents.

He had a small but good library , much of it kept on shelves on the first landing.

The second compartment has been converted into a travelling monastery for up to 20 priests, complete with a small library .

While E. coli carries its main genetic archive on conventional chromosomes, plasmids equip the microbe with small libraries of supplementary information.

Another small library of comparatively recent date is the one in the sitting room of the Eventide Homes in Bowmore.

■ NOUN

authority

Level Most public library authorities place a strong emphasis on introductory materials and standard works, rather than on advanced material.

During this period the number of book issues sampled from library authorities has grown from 3m to 10.6m.

Lord Dainton wondered whether the Sheffield library authorities would have purchased an equivalent book today.

Some library authorities already hold such courses.

The library authority aims to provide the widest possible range of material commensurate with its objectives and the interests or its users.

It is unusual for a library authority of any size to place all of its orders through one supplier.

Most public library authorities , and some academic libraries, now rely heavily on approval collections.

book

In some cases subject departments were also making a financial contribution to the library book budget.

She pushes the empty frame behind the library books piled on the double sink.

Ipswich people might soon be able to get their library books from the supermarket.

A simple computerized library book checkout system has catapulted the number of checked-out books each day to 600.

There was a small dressing-table in Matilda's bedroom with her hairbrush and comb on it and two library books .

Just wait until he tries to check out a library book .

Elizabeth continued reading her latest library book , oblivious to my possible peril.

I was glad the books were there for Jasper, because Jasper would never have kept a library book overdue.

books

Ipswich people might soon be able to get their library books from the supermarket.

She pushes the empty frame behind the library books piled on the double sink.

There was a small dressing-table in Matilda's bedroom with her hairbrush and comb on it and two library books .

Jasper did not understand my difficulty with library books and objected that I lived without discipline.

Overall, teachers are using a greater mix of materials, including library books , computer software and interactive video.

His note-book and the library books were piled neatly on the stone with the wire and cutters.

A big jar of purple wild flowers and eucalyptus stood on the top of a pile of library books .

When you want more general information, look around for informative leaflets and library books .

cdna

Clones were found in a mouse thymus cDNA library , however.

The substrate is a total cDNA library .

This cDNA fragment was used to screen several murine cDNA libraries .

A full length Xenopus nucleolin cDNA was constructed from overlapping sequences recovered from an ovary cDNA library .

The isolation of one exon is theoretically sufficient to screen cosmid and cDNA libraries for further analysis of the corresponding gene.

A U251 cDNA library was screened with bacterial lysate absorbed polyclonal antiserum against human tenascin.

college

His college library had provided two books.

Students have the opportunity to join the college library and are encouraged to join the Students' Union.

It affected a large number of libraries , and it included college libraries as well as public libraries.

The next missive was a postcard from the college library , which had acquired a book for her on inter-library loan.

Her college library has interesting books, as well as the latest art magazines.

On first entering your college library , you may well feel daunted by the sight of so many books and journals.

Both are expensive, but both will be available in all public libraries , and in most larger school and college libraries.

There were far more teacher-training college libraries than any other kind of library from which multiple examples appeared in the shops.

committee

In fact, an evaluator was able to observe one meeting of the library committee .

A library committee of 18 members was then constituted to consider these suggestions.

Only one school evaluated had formed and retained a permanent library committee .

As a result, the deliberations of library committees and the Inservice Panel have often included debates held at cross purposes.

People will come up to members of the library committee within the school and talk about library issues.

Impressions of the functioning of the library committee vary.

The status of a library committee in the Minor Project remains somewhat unclear.

media

Special education programs are having a tremendous impact on the way schools, educators, and library media programs do their work.

Readers will have noted the similarity of these efforts to those of an excellent library media program.

Keeping this in mind will serve the library media specialist well when it comes to teaching the special learner.

But the idea of library media specialists teaching and providing library media services to special learners is scary all the same.

It is not what most library media specialists prepared themselves to do.

Remember, professionally speaking, there is here the exciting potential for greatly strengthening the teaching aspect of the library media program.

Comparisons with the effective school library media program are again inescapable.

Consequently, arbitrariness is one of the least of the components of the library media program atmosphere.

reference

Adobe have worked with Pantone to provide over 700 colour shades and combinations that are provided in a reference library on disk.

Beyond this, the local studies collection in the public reference library will be a source of essential information.

Attention has also been paid to the importance of collections maintained in museums, reference libraries , universities, and by corporations.

Public reference libraries keep information on the larger companies.

Go to the reference library and look up the electoral register for the last ten years or so.

Use of extensive lending and reference library , provision of reading lists, etc.

There will also be a reference library of gas-related books.

She said that this pioneering reference library was good for democracy and good for citizenship.

research

The need to rethink our concept of the research library in this wider information environment will be discussed.

Outside the Review the whole area of digitisation of existing research library material is an important one for the 1990s.

A very major concern for the 1990s is the economics of research libraries , narrowly interpreted.

For the librarian from a research library , different factors apply.

school

The database of approximately 180 references include audiovisual and print materials held in the school library .

The publication also is distributed to youth clubs, clinics, school libraries , drug treatment centers and churches across the country.

But she didn't know where to find it in the rows of medical books in the nursing school library .

He spent long hours reading in the school library .

The news of busy, wanted school libraries can help all of us engaged in providing books and related services to schools.

Can schools remove controversial books from a school library ?

What can Prestel offer the school library ?

In the school library , Prestel can be seen as part of the total information and learning environment.

service

The unit operates a postal library service where photocopies of cases are available to CABx on request or by subscription.

Most of the actual work of book provision is operated on an area basis - in common with other functions of the library service .

Increased finance, additional staff and the integration of public and educational library services on a divisional basis contributed to these developments.

Maggie Corr is in charge of children's library services in Edinburgh and buys 35,000 new books a year.

These are: data library services , data base management, software development, methodological research, and research training.

My constituents can not run the library service for themselves, but some libraries in my constituency have been closed.

Low intelligence may hide real, perhaps urgent, need for library service .

As a library member your membership card entitled you to library services only.

staff

The Edinburgh library staff would like to remind users that there are still books on loan under the old manual system.

Although many readers discuss their reading habits and wants with the library staff , an even larger number do not.

Whatever the precise arrangement, a strong liaison maintained between library staff and individual departments is essential.

Begin by querying the library staff .

They can be used by people too shy to ask questions of the library staff .

Photocopying for library staff and for other approved users. 9.

All four heads took the unprompted view that there was a desperate need for professional library staff in secondary schools.

In total 51% of our sample did not indicate any perceived central responsibility for library staff .

system

Many libraries on a slightly larger scale than this still survive and flourish outside the public library system .

He successfully shored up a university library system that had been debilitated by Koffler.

university

But the next step is to look at the catalogue of a good University library .

He successfully shored up a university library system that had been debilitated by Koffler.

In college and university libraries you will often find catalogues for other collections.

I took up a position in a university library after a career break.

Others require two bound copies, one each for the main university library and the departmental library.

The set of theses consulted here was in the main university library .

The way that university library budgets are calculated is changing, and there is no reliable overview of current practice.

It will also find its way on to the shelves of most major university libraries .

user

When some one borrows a book, it is unavailable to other library users until it is returned.

A mitigating circumstance is the fact that few library users restrict themselves to one source alone for obtaining books.

Tidiane Ly and Johnnierenee Nelson are already well along the path Gates sees all library users following.

Indeed, the library user seeking monographic documents appears to be very flexible.

The library user who looks for books of art criticism is not necessarily going to have an easy task.

Further discussion of this is made in the chapter on school library user education.

This statement is no longer true in 1983 - there is a growing literature on evaluation in relation to library user education.

■ VERB

build

Programs such as this are essential for anybody building a library of scanned images, gem drawing files or other formats.

It was a two-story building with a library for the blind downstairs, the regular room above.

Are you building up a small library of essential books?

Macros are so useful that you should build libraries of them and store them on disk.

Registered users will be able to build other libraries of french or any other language.

Other projects that she said could be put to a vote included plans to build a new central library and City Hall.

From each magazine, our Classical Music Editor will make a top recommendation as your ideal way to build your classical library .

It builds a library of catalogued solutions to previous cases, which can be searched using Query-By-Example.

include

The software also includes libraries for instrument control, data analysis and data presentation.

It affected a large number of libraries , and it included college libraries as well as public libraries.

It also includes a profiling library , which stores samples of code as an application is being developed.

program

The use of excellent planning techniques to develop more cost effective library media programs . 3.

DeSalvo said she came up with the idea after noticing how fidgety grade-school children were during library reading programs .

provide

Adobe have worked with Pantone to provide over 700 colour shades and combinations that are provided in a reference library on disk.

The universal service fund also should provide a lift to libraries that are trying to launch themselves into cyberspace.

All bibliographical information provided by suppliers to libraries should be subjected to close scrutiny.

But the idea of library media specialists teaching and providing library media services to special learners is scary all the same.

Sir James Reckitt was a great benefactor though, providing money for the library , tennis courts and bowling green.

Local government agencies that provide libraries and parks and recreational facilities still work, to a degree.

The new premises provided a library and reading room, a model room and a stack room for storage.

The measure would have established a 2 percent utility tax to provide library services for children and seniors.

use

Staff were separated less and less from pupils; they used the same library and the same resource centres.

People should be able to use libraries .

The way that this information is used by libraries varies considerably, according to the type of publishers and the type of library.

The branch was small and he began to use the main library at Lee Circle.

Learn to use the library efficiently for both study and reference.

One way to think about URLs is to use the libraries and location on a shelf as a metaphor.

Much research is carried out using secondary or library data.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

mobile library/shop/clinic etc

A mobile library visits once a fortnight.

A ferocious sandstorm overturned a mobile library.

A tent will not be a building, nor will a phone kiosk or a mobile shop.

In some remoter villages mobile shops play an important role, but these rarely create jobs in these villages themselves.

The dry cleaner delivers, mobile clinics come to you.

We have a mobile clinic for them with eight centres. 1 want to start a colony for them.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

library books

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

All four heads took the unprompted view that there was a desperate need for professional library staff in secondary schools.

Her father's large library of travellers' tales was her mental furniture.

It will also find its way on to the shelves of most major university libraries.

Mildly cheered by this glimmer of light in the midst of nightmare, she made her way down to the library .

Napier alumni qualify for reduced membership rates at the university's libraries.

The men dumped the mini outside Great Missenden library .

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