A leebrar is a collection o soorces o information an seemilar resources, made accessible tae a defined commonty for reference or borraein. It provides pheesical or deegital access tae material, an mey be a pheesical biggiin or room, or a virtual space, or baith. A leebrar's collection can include beuks, periodicals, newspapers, manuscripts, films, cairts, prents, documents, microform, CDs, cassettes, videotapes, DVDs, Blu-ray Discs, e-beuks, audiobeuks, databases, an ither formats.
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- "Library - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary". merriam-webster.com.
- "Library ... collection of books, public or private; room or building where these are kept; similar collection of films, records, computer routines, etc. or place where they are kept; series of books issued in similar bindings as set."--Allen, R. E., ed. (1984) The Pocket Oxford Dictionary of Current English. Oxford: Clarendon Press; p. 421