LIS Glossary

# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
There are currently 6 names in this directory beginning with the letter F.
Field
A defined category of information in a record, such as author (AU), title (TI), or keyword (KW).  Users can search for terms in an online catalog or database using specified fields.  Field names and the information contained within them can vary in databases; always check the Help screens or ask a librarian.
Fines
Library patrons recieve fines for overdue items and lost materials. For more information about library fines, click here. 
Fishbowl
See the entry for the Information Literacy Learning Center. 
Folio
(a) A printing size in which each sheet of paper is folded only once after printing.  Usually, this results in a large (in terms of height and depth) volume.
Footnote
A note or reference at the bottom of the page. See the entry for citation. 
Full Text
The complete text of an article, book, or other item.  The full text may be in Microsoft Word, HTML, or pdf format.  For a tutorial on how to find full text in library databases, click here.