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Glossary of Library Terms

Glossary of Library Terms

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There are currently 7 Terminology in this directory beginning with the letter E.
A digital version of a book that can be viewed on, and sometimes downloaded to, a computer or other electronic device.  e-Books can be found in Davidson Library WorldCat, ebrary, and Ebsco eBook Academic Collection.  To see a tutorial on finding e-books in Davidson Library WorldCat, click here.

A digital version of a journal that can be viewed on a computer or other device.

A database with over 80,000 e-books by academic, trade, and professional publishers.  Many of the e-books can be downloaded.  See our guide to ebrary for more information.

Ebsco eBook Academic Collection
A database with over 113,000 e-books in a wide variety of subject areas.  With an Ebscohost account, you may add notes, create virtual bookmarks, and download e-books to read them offline. See instructions on downloading ebooks to a desktop computer and downloading to an iPad.

A person who prepares other people's work for publication.  This may include selection of articles or chapters for books and may involve making considerable revisions, translations, or contributions to the finished publication.

A note or reference at the end of a text or section. See the entry for citation. 

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