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library science

n.
The principles, practice, or study of library administration.

li′brary sci′ence


n.
the study of the organization and operation of a library.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.library science - the study of the principles and practices of library administrationlibrary science - the study of the principles and practices of library administration
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
circulation - (library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period
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