a term accepted in international usage to designate bibliography that serves all or many branches of learning and practical activity.
As a rule, universal bibliography classifies works in print according to their formal attributes, regardless of their content. In the USSR, according to GOST (All-Union State Standards) no. 16448–70, “Bibliographical Terms and Definitions,” the concept of universal bibliography is conveyed by the term universal’naia bibliografiia.
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Briskman, M. A. “O poniatiiakh obshchei i spetsial’noi bibliografii.” In the collection Teoriia i istoriia bibliografii. Moscow 1969.