Definition of Rental collection

1. Noun. A collection of books that can be rented by readers in return for a small daily fee.

Generic synonyms: Library



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rental Collection

rent collector
rent control
rent money
rent moneys
rent monies
rent out
rent seeker
rent seeking
rent strike
rentabilities
rentability
rentable
rentage
rentages
rental
rental collection (current term)
rental income
rentals
rentback
rentboy
rentboys
rente
rented
rentee
rentees
renter
renterer
renterers
renters
rentes

Literary usage of Rental collection

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1922)
"If this record is kept on cards, the card for a book is withdrawn when the book is withdrawn from the rental collection, and two files of cards (l) books in ..."

2. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1916)
"PAY COLLECTIONS, Duplicate Owing to a decrease in revenue, the Chicago Public Library's book fund has been reduced, and a rental collection has been ..."

3. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1922)
"Mr. Schenk's account of the rental collection plan to university library patrons led Mr. Roden to hope that the same expedient might serve to relieve ..."

4. An Apprentice Course for Small Libraries: Outlines of Lessons, with by University of Wisconsin Library School, American Library Association (1917)
"... letters Receipt book (Loan II) Receipts for books returned without cards (Loan II) rental collection records (Loan II) Reserve notice postals (Loan II) ..."

5. A Plan of Organization for Small Libraries: Methods of Work, Lists of by Minnie Franklin (Clarke) Budlong, North Dakota State Library Commission (1910)
"On this account some libraries establish a rental collection which consists of new novels rented at 5c a week. As soon as a book has circulated enough times ..."

6. The Library World (1906)
"... at the same time depleting its book fund and loading its shelves with novels that are unused after a few months, a rental collection was inaugurated. ..."

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