- 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
Related Words for bibliographybibliography
Examples from the Web for bibliography
Contemporary Examples of bibliography
Lop off the endnotes and bibliography, and The Measure of Manhattan is barely 300 pages.The Manhattan Project: The Legacy of John Randel Jr.
February 21, 2013
Tyler does not provide us with a bibliography, although his extensive notes include many books on Israel and its neighbors.Not a Useful Contribution
October 1, 2012
Historical Examples of bibliography
At that time he knew nothing about Shakespeare bibliography.A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II
Mrs. Humphry Ward
I will nevertheless make a few remarks on the bibliography of this subject.The Sexual Question
The bibliography on the American college is almost inexhaustible.College Teaching
For contemporary documents, see the Bibliography to chap, x, vol.
A complete review of the Collier forgeries, with bibliography.
- 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 bibliography
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.