Bibliography meaning

bĭblē-ŏgrə-fē
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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.

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A list of the works of a specific author or publisher.
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A list of books or documents relevant to a particular subject or author.
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A list of the books, articles, etc. used or referred to by an author.
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A section of a written work containing citations, not quotations, to all the books referenced in the work.
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The study of the editions, dates, authorship, etc. of books and other writings.
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A book containing such information.
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A list of sources of information on a given subject, period, etc., or of the literary works of a given author, publisher, etc.
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The study of the history of books in terms of their classification, printing and publication.
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Origin of bibliography

  • 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”).

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