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The conversation between a reference
librarian and the library’s user that clarifies
the user’s needs and helps them meet
those needs. In other words, the question
you have may not necessarily be the
question you ask, and the librarian will
use a reference interview to suss out the
difference and help you to more quickly
find the resources you need.
TECHNOLOGY LIFE-C YCLE (TLC)
The commercial gain of a
product through the expense of
research and development and the
financial return during its useful life.
The TLC may be protected by
patents and trademarks that lengthen
the cycle and maximize profit.
The language of ancient Sumer
(about 3350 BC, modern Iraq) was
one of the first written languages. It
was gradually replaced by Akkadian
around 2000 BC, but continued
to be used as a sacred, ceremonial,
literary, and scientific language in
Mesopotamia for thousands of years.
SOME KEY WORDS ON THE
THEME OF INFORMATION