This week’s word is not a common word.
This word can carry different meaning.
Traditionally, a monograph refers to a book or article that is a specialist work of writing on a particular subject. The word has a scholarly root. In this context, you cannot refer to any book as a monograph.
In library cataloguing, it has a broader meaning — that of a non-serial publication and complete in one volume. In this context, any book will qualify as a monograph.
Additionally, book publishers refer to ‘artists monograph’ as books (plural) dealing with a single artist.
- This is his first monograph on the use of IoT devices to assist public healthcare in the remote areas of Malaysia.
- The monograph explored Da Vincci’s brush strokes
- This is a hardback book, in a 1970s pop music monograph collection.
- The organisation published four monographs on this topic.
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