accession number

accession number

noun
the individual number or serial designation identifying specifically any of the items, as books or records, acquired by a library, collection, or the like.
Compare serial number.


Origin:
1875–80, Americanism

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accession number
 
n
library science the number given to record a new addition to a collection

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