Catalog


Catalog

A catalog or catalogue is an organized, detailed, descriptive list of items arranged systematically. It may also refer to a list of items enumerated with a specific numbering scheme. The word comes from the Hesiodic "Catalogue of Women" or "Eoiae".

Some specific types of catalogs are:

*Library catalog (books and other media)
** Union catalog
*Course catalog (course curriculum)
*Collection catalog (museum, archive)
*Exhibition catalog (art)
*Auction catalog (auctions)
*Catalog numbering systems for single records (gramophone records)
*Stamp catalog (postage stamps)
*Database catalog (computer science)
*Catalogue raisonné (list of artworks)

In science:

*Astronomical catalog (astronomical objects)
**Star catalog (stars)
*Flora (plants or vegetation)
**Herbal (medicinal plants)
*Pharmacopoeia (medication)

In merchandising:

*Mail-order catalog
*Online catalog
*Parts catalog
*Trade literature

ee also

*Categorization
*Classification
*Compendium
*Registry
*Scientific classification
*Systematic name


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