descriptive cataloging

noun

Definition of descriptive cataloging

: a library procedure by which a book or other item is identified and described by recording such items as author, title, imprint, and collation contrasted with subject cataloging

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“Descriptive cataloging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/descriptive%20cataloging. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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