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Library Science Terminology in Reference Editions

Journal: Bìblìotečnij vìsnik (Vol.4, No. 4)

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Page : 27-33

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The paper presents a study of reference publications on librarianship and related disciplines that give a description of the documentary resource of Ukrainian library science. For the period of Ukraine's independence in domestic librarianship, book science, bibliography and the system of scientific information a powerful information array of publications has been accumulated. A significant part of it belongs to reference publications. Ukrainian encyclopedics has its own tradition at least from the end of the XIX to the beginning of the XX century. These universal encyclopedias: Ukrainian General Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Ukrainian Studies, Ukrainian Small Encyclopedia, Ukrainian Soviet Encyclopedia, Internet Encyclopedia of Ukrainian, Encyclopedia of the History of Ukraine, Encyclopedia of Contemporary Ukraine, Great UkrainianEncyclopedia contain terms and the notion of bibliographic affairs, but modern requirements for terminology require new interpretations. The dispersion of professional information, therefore the issue of providing library industry employees with a generalized and structured information intensified. It's the industry's encyclopedias that allow you to provide professional knowledge, generalize, systematize and popularize the achievement of bibliographic science created by the Yaroslav Mudryi National Library of Ukraine «Ukrainian Bibliographic Encyclopedia» is a convenient for us, informative as much as possible actualized scientific reference resource which is addressed to library specialists. Also in the article terminology dictionaries on library science and related sciences are presented. In Lviv Polytechnic in 1996 for the first time a translated dictionary of the modern terminology of the time was concluded. It was Russian-Ukrainian Dictionary of the Bibliography Terms. A notable event in the creation of interpretive terminology dictionaries became publications: Short Terminology Dictionary on Bibliographic Study and Social Informatics and Glossary of Main Terms on Library Information Activities. Study and research on the terminology of book science, publishing and informational activities as adjacent disciplines has been going on for many years and also presented in the form of reference journals. Thus, the formation of librarian terminology is an urgent and extremely important task for the further activities of scientists. To solve the terminological problem the specialists should be highly qualified. They need to be trained in higher education institutions by introducing special courses on the basics of terminology and professional language into the curriculum.

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