Contents vs Bibliography - What's the difference?

contents | bibliography |


As nouns the difference between contents and bibliography

is that contents is while bibliography is a section of a written work containing citations, not quotations, to all the books referenced in the work.

As a verb contents

is (content).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

contents

English

Noun

(head)
  • (usually plural) That which is contained.
  • It is not covered in your homeowner's policy. You need contents insurance.
    The contents of the cup had a familiar aroma.
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  • , title=Internal Combustion , chapter=1 citation , passage=Blast after blast, fiery outbreak after fiery outbreak, like a flaming barrage from within,
  • (pluralonly) A table of contents, a list of chapters, etc. in a book, and the page numbers on which they start.
  • I always start a book by reading the dustjacket and the contents before I really dig in to the content itself.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (content)
  • English pluralia tantum ----

    bibliography

    Noun

    (bibliographies)
  • A section of a written work containing citations, not quotations, to all the books referenced in the work.
  • *
  • The supplementary bibliography (in Vol. VI) attests to the comprehensiveness of the effort.
  • A list of books or documents relevant to a particular subject or author.
  • The study of the history of books in terms of their classification, printing and publication.
  • Derived terms

    * annotated bibliography * bibliographer * bibliographic * bio-bibliography