Definition of library science in English:

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library science

Pronunciation: /ˈlīˌbrərē ˈsīəns/


The study of collecting, preserving, cataloging, and making available books and other documents in libraries.
Example sentences
  • The stigmatization of community librarians in the field of library science has continued, in part, as community librarians leave ill-paid posts to work in corporate America.
  • A degree in linguistics from the University of California, Santa Cruz led her to graduate studies in library science at UC Berkeley.
  • I am currently in graduate school studying library science and history.

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Syllabification: li·brar·y sci·ence

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