corporate body

What is corporate body?

corporate body meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A commercial enterprise, government agency, intergovernmental body, nonprofit organization, association, institution, or group of individuals identified by a collective name, that has the capacity to act as a single entity, including territorial authorities and groups constituted as meetings, conferences, congresses, expeditions, exhibitions, etc., whether operating or defunct. In libraries, the official name or title of such a body is used as the corporate name in cataloging publications issued in its name. See also: related body and subordinate body.


reference: ABC-CLIO