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union catalog

Syllabification: un·ion cat·a·log

Definition of union catalog in English:

noun

A list of the combined holdings of several libraries.
Example sentences
  • A union catalogue of books available in the libraries of various cultural organisations will be made available.
  • Already, eight libraries have been networked and have a union catalogue in place.
  • The task of incorporating descriptions of the Cherryburn collections into the Trust's national union catalogue - which is still ongoing - is consequently an unusually complex undertaking.

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