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This glossary defines selected words, phrases and acronyms used in Pilot: your information navigator. Online dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopaedias, and directories may be found in the ECU Library Catalogue, for example:

English language dictionaries:
Macquarie Dictionary, Oxford English Dictionary

Subject specific encyclopaedias:
Encyclopedia of human nutrition
Encyclopedia of management
Encyclopedia of software engineering
International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences

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Call number
A number used in libraries to classify a book and indicate its location on the shelves.
Catalogue
A list or itemized display, as of titles, course offerings, or articles for exhibition or sale, usually including descriptive information or illustrations.
Cataloguer
A person who reviews the content of an item and assigns relevant subject terms to the record for that item. See indexer.
CD-ROM
Compact Disc Read Only Memory. CD-ROMs are designed to store large amounts of digital data.
Cite
To provide information (a citation) in the text that links a reader to a reference to the original author of a quote or paraphrased concept.
Cited author
An author whose work has been used (cited) by other authors.
Classification code
A code given to the subject of an item to locate it within similar items, whether in a physical location on library shelves or in a database.
Concept
An idea, thought, notion, or general theme. A phrase or series of terms describing a problem.
Conference
A meeting for consultation or discussion.
Cookie
A collection of information, usually including a username and the current date and time, stored on the local computer of a person using the World Wide Web. Cookies are used chiefly by web sites to identify users who have previously registered or visited the site.