- a complete or selective list of works compiled upon some common principle, as authorship, subject, place of publication, or printer.
- a list of source materials that are used or consulted in the preparation of a work or that are referred to in the text.
- a branch of library science dealing with the history, physical description, comparison, and classification of books and other works.
Origin of bibliography
Examples from the Web for bibliographic
No cataloguer had ever sought to restore order to that bibliographic riot.Average Jones
Samuel Hopkins Adams
The editors of the Bibliographic Index have classified them in almost ten thousand categories.
The Bibliographic Index appears in quarterly issues, which are cumulated in annual volumes.
The following list includes abbreviations and symbols used in this catalog with specific copyright or bibliographic meanings.Motion Pictures 1960-1969
Copyright Office. Library of Congress.
The general availability of bibliographic lists does not depend upon either, though convenienced by both.
- a list of books or other material on a subject
- a list of sources used in the preparation of a book, thesis, etc
- a list of the works of a particular author or publisher
- the study of the history, classification, etc, of literary material
- a work on this subject
Word Origin and History for bibliographic
A list of the written sources of information on a subject. Bibliographies generally appear as a list at the end of a book or article. They may show what works the author used in writing the article or book, or they may list works that a reader might find useful.