In modern cataloging using advanced Integrated Library Systems (ILS), the machine-readable cataloging, almost any portion of the catalog record can serve as an access point.
The advanced search of the Online Public Access Catalogs provides many options as access points.
Acquisitions - Acquisitions or Library Acquisitions is the process of selecting and acquiring selected materials for library and information centers in all formats including digital items and maintaining the necessary records related to acquisitions.
First, the selections of materials are done according to the collection development policy of the library.
At the same time, new articles are continuously being added to the Glossary.
Access Point - Access Point refers to a name, term, code, heading, word, phrase etc., a unit of information representing a specific entity that can serve as a search key in information retrieval, under which a library catalog or bibliographic database may be searched and library materials may be identified and retrieved.
The entries of the glossary are given an encyclopedic treatment, they are far more exhaustive than a typical glossary or dictionary entry which in many cases are equivalent to an article in an Encyclopedia of Library of Information Science.
The glossary will include everything from traditional library terms to a vocabulary of modern avenues in information science and technology.
Glossary of Library & Information Science is a glossary of terms and acronyms of librarianship, library science, information science, information technology, and knowledge organization & management.
Consider the glossary as a free Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science.