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EN 5394 - Research in English and Cultural Studies: Glossary

Resources for students in this course and others conducting research in the humanities.

Terms

Define the following Library and information science terms:

  • abstract
  • Academic Search Complete
  • access
  • aggregator
  • archive
  • article
  • bibliographic or bibliography
  • book
  • Boolean operator
  • catalog
  • code or coding
  • copyright
  • database
  • descriptor
  • digital commons
  • digital humanities
  • digitization
  • digitizing
  • Discover
  • fair use
  • festschrift
  • folio
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Google Scholar
  • index
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
  • information governance
  • information technology (IT)
  • institutional repository
  • journal
  • JSTOR
  • library
  • library catalog
  • Literary Reference Center
  • MARC record
  • metadata
  • methodology
  • MLA International Bibliography
  • monograph
  • My EBSCOhost
  • navigation
  • periodical
  • provenance
  • search engine
  • semiotics
  • social media
  • subject heading
  • subscription databases
  • tangible books or tangible items
  • theory
  • thesaurus
  • truncation
  • WorldCat