standard work

What is standard work?

standard work meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A work widely recognized as a model of excellence in its field, which libraries may order in multiple copies or editions (example: The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr.). A standard reference work is usually published in successive editions (example: The Columbia Granger’s Index to Poetry in Anthologies). Compare with classic.

 

reference: ABC-CLIO