bibliography[bib′lē äg′rə fē]
- The definition of a bibliography is a list of sources you used when writing a scholarly article or paper or a list of books or articles an author has published on a specific subject.
An example of a bibliography is the list of sources you include at the end of your thesis paper.
- the study of the editions, dates, authorship, etc. of books and other writings
- a book containing such information
- a list of sources of information on a given subject, period, etc., or of the literary works of a given author, publisher, etc.
- a list of the books, articles, etc. used or referred to by an author
Origin of bibliographyClassical Greek bibliographia: see biblio- and amp; -graphy
- A list of the works of a specific author or publisher.
- a. A list of writings relating to a given subject: a bibliography of Latin American history.b. A list of writings used or considered by an author in preparing a particular work.
- a. The description and identification of the editions, dates of issue, authorship, and typography of books or other written material.b. A compilation of such information.
- bib′li·o·graph′ic , bib′li·o·graph′i·cal
From Ancient Greek βιβλιογραφία (bibliographia, “the act or habit of writing books”), from βιβλιογράφος (bibliographos, “a writer of books”), from βιβλίον (biblion, “small book”) + γράφω (graphō, “I write”).