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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.


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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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.
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.
Inside it is dim and quiet, even by library standards, as if hiding the fact this was the location of a famous bibliothecal scandal.

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