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1. A collection of books; a library.
2. A catalog of books.

[Latin bibliothēca, from Greek bibliothēkē : biblio-, biblio- + thēkē, case; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

bib′li·o·the′cal adj.
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relating to a bibliotheca
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Adj.1.bibliothecal - of or relating to a library or bibliotheca or a librarianbibliothecal - of or relating to a library or bibliotheca or a librarian
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1) Along with the books Dewey gathered, the American Library Association deposited its so-called "Bibliothecal Museum"-- a collection of forms, equipment, and pamphlets--and from these beginnings grew the largest library science library ever to exist in North America.
Percepciones que se vinculan con el esquema de Van Hoesen, en el que incluye el componente bibliothecal como parte de la bibliografia, es decir, todo aquello que tiene que ver con las actividades que se desarrollan en las bibliotecas.
It is manifestly impossible in a severely limited space to do full justice to the scheme, [here Shera refers the reader to "The colon classification and its approach to documentation," a chapter in Bibliographic organization (Shera and Egan, 1951).] But perhaps enough has been said to show that Ranganathan has departed from the usual concept of bibliothecal classification and by freeing it from the book as the physical unit of classification has taken an important step in directing attention toward the need to examine the "concept" or "information unit" as the more effective basis for the arrangement of bibliographic materials....

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