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Uwlibrariese

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==Description==
uwlibrariese (ŭ-līb′răr-ēse′, ū-līb′răr-ĭ-ēse′, yūl′īb-răr-ēse′) n.
# Vernacular version of English libraryspeak found among the denizens of the physically and linguistically isolated {{tag|University}} of {{tag|Wyoming}} {{tag|LibrariesLibrary}} as impacted by imposed vocabulary from consortia and vendors.
# Staff-produced wiki that lists and defines standard words and acronyms used at the University of Wyoming Libraries.
# http://uwlibrariese.wikispaces.com. [neologism inspired by Richard Machalek’s difficulties understanding his employees during his stint as Interim Dean of Libraries> uw, abbreviation of University of Wyoming or uwl, abbreviation of University of Wyoming Libraries + Lat. librarium + ME < Ital. < Lat. –ensis, originating in]