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Glossary of Library Terms

Glossary of Library Terms

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There are currently 9 Terminology in this directory beginning with the letter M.
Main Library
The term used in Davidson Library WorldCat to describe the E.H. Little Library.  For a more detailed explanation of library locations in Davidson Library WorldCat, see the Call Number Locations guide.

A micrographic reproduction stored on a film card; the card is approximately the size of an index card.  A microfiche is a type of microform.

A micrographic reproduction stored on a reel of film; microfilm is a type of microform.

A micrographic reproduction of a book, journal, or other type of information source.  You must use a special piece of equipment, called a microform reader, to view the text.  There are several types of microforms, including microfilm and microfiche.  

MLA Style
See entry for Modern Language Association Style. 

Modern Language Association Style
Used by students and scholars in the humanities. For more information, see our Citing Sources Guide.

(a) A treatise on one subject or about one person.

Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment.  Moodle is the course management system used at Davidson College and is the site where course reserves are posted.

Music Library
Located in Sloan Hall, this library houses scores, sound recordings, and some videos.
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