Library

  • 1 Library 2.0 — is a loosely defined model for a modernized form of library service that reflects a transition within the library world in the way that services are delivered to users. The focus is on user centered change and participation in the creation of… …

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  • 2 Library — Li bra*ry (l[imac] br[asl]*r[y^]), n.; pl. {Libraries} ( r[i^]z). [OE. librairie, F. librairie bookseller s shop, book trade, formerly, a library, fr. libraire bookseller, L. librarius, from liber book; cf. libraria bookseller s shop, librarium… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 library — ► NOUN (pl. libraries) 1) a building or room containing a collection of books and periodicals for use by the public or the members of an institution. 2) a private collection of books. 3) a collection of films, recorded music, etc., organized… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 library — [lī′brer΄ē, lībrər ē; ] also, though usually regarded as nonstandard, [lī′bər ē] n. pl. libraries [ME librarie < OFr < libraire, copyist < L librarius, n., transcriber of books, adj., of books < liber, a book, orig. inner bark or rind …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Library —   [engl.], Bibliothek …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 library — place for books, late 14c., from Anglo Fr. librarie, O.Fr. librairie collection of books (14c.), noun use of adj. librarius concerning books, from L. librarium chest for books, from liber (gen. libri) book, paper, parchment, originally the inner… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 library — /laibrari, ingl. ˈlaɪbrərɪ/ s. f. inv. (elab.) libreria …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 8 library — *museum, archives, treasury, gallery …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 library — [n] book repository athenaeum, atheneum, bibliotheca, book collection, book room, information center, media center, reference center, study; concept 435 …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 Library — Reading room redirects here. For other uses, see Reading room (disambiguation). For other uses, see Library (disambiguation). Reading room of the library at the University of Graz, in Austria …

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  • 11 library — /luy brer ee, breuh ree, bree/, n., pl. libraries. 1. a place set apart to contain books, periodicals, and other material for reading, viewing, listening, study, or reference, as a room, set of rooms, or building where books may be read or… …

    Universalium

  • 12 library — noun 1 building ADJECTIVE ▪ large, small ▪ excellent, good ▪ public ▪ private ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 library — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. athenaeum, bookroom. See store. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. books, book collection, manuscripts, manuscript collection, institution, public library, ambry, bookery, athenaeum, private library, book room,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 Library — Eine Programmbibliothek bezeichnet in der Programmierung eine Sammlung von Programmfunktionen für zusammengehörende Aufgaben. Bibliotheken sind im Unterschied zu Programmen keine eigenständig lauffähigen Einheiten, sondern Hilfsmodule, die… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 15 library — Synonyms and related words: ALA, American Library Association, Bodleian Library, British Museum, Festschrift, Indian reservation, Library of Congress, Vatican Library, ana, anthology, aquarium, archives, armory, arsenal, atelier, athenaeum, attic …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 library — n. 1) to accumulate, build up a library 2) to computerize a library 3) a children s; circulating, lending; law; mobile; municipal; music; public; reference; rental; research; school; university library 4) at, in (she works at/in the library) * *… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 library — [[t]la͟ɪbrəri, AM breri[/t]] ♦♦♦ libraries 1) N COUNT A public library is a building where things such as books, newspapers, videos, and music are kept for people to read, use, or borrow. ...the local library... She issued them library cards. 2)… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 library — li|bra|ry W1S2 [ˈlaıbrəri, bri US breri] n plural libraries [Date: 1300 1400; : Medieval Latin; Origin: librarium, from Latin liber book ] 1.) a room or building containing books that can be looked at or borrowed →↑bookshop ▪ a public library …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 library */*/*/ — UK [ˈlaɪbrərɪ] / US [ˈlaɪˌbrerɪ] noun [countable] Word forms library : singular library plural libraries 1) a place where books, documents, CDs etc are available for you to look at or borrow You can borrow a copy from any public library. the… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 Library — In genetics, a library is an unordered collection of clones (i.e., cloned DNA from a particular organism), whose relationship to each other can be established by physical mapping. For example, you can have an E. coli library or a human DNA… …

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