The sewn or binding edge of the gathered sections of a book to which the lining is applied.
The back may be flat, but more often it is given a convex curve in a binding procedure called rounding.
Synonymous with An order for library materials that could not be filled when originally placed because at least one of the items requested was not in stock or was as yet unpublished.
For reasons of personal safety, some staff members wish to avoid public display of their real name.Badges are also worn at library conferences to identify attendees, by name and institution, to other participants.The fold along which a signature is gathered to form the binding edge of a book, left uncut in sewn bindings but trimmed in perfect binding to allow the adhesive to bond more securely.Synonymous with In pictorial art, the parts of a scene that appear to lie in the distance, behind figures and objects in the foreground.A flexible or hollow back is preferable because it allows the volume to open flat. In telecommunication, the portion of a physical network that covers the longest distance and handles the heaviest traffic.
To operate at the highest possible transmission speed, it must be constructed of cable that provides maximum bandwidth.By folding the leaves over each other close to the binding edge, the process also helps maintain the rounded shape of the spine, preventing the leaves from working their way forward.Used since the 16th century, backing also enhances the openability of a volume by creating a slight crease in each leaf near the spine. In edition binding and library binding, backing is done by machine.A jobber in the business of supplying books, videocassettes, and music materials to retailers and libraries, usually at a discount, and of providing value added and customized services to meet the needs of libraries of all types.B&T products and services are listed and described in its trade catalogs. In budgeting, to keep expenditures in line with income, usually for the duration of a fixed accounting period.Also spelled A printed, engraved, or photographic device in plastic, metal, paper, or cloth indicating support of a cause, signifying membership or achievement in a group or society, or verifying identity, usually intended to be worn visibly on the person and often preserved as memorabilia (, badges are cataloged as graphic materials.