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descriptive cataloging

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noun Library Science.
the aspect of cataloging concerned with the bibliographic and physical description of a book, recording, or other work, accounting for such items as author or performer, title, edition, and imprint as opposed to subject content.
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Origin of descriptive cataloging

First recorded in 1900–05
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