From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
A document contains information. It often refers to an actual product of writing or recording and is usually intended to communicate or store collections of data. Documents are often the focus and concern of business administration and government administration. The word is also used as a verb as "documenting" describes the process of making a document.
The term document may be applied to any discrete representation of meaning, but usually it refers to something physical like one or more printed pages, or to a "virtual" document in electronic (digital) format.
- Data storage device: to store documents.
- Media type: document parts (text block, illustration, audio sample, etc.) can use different media types to store and "display" it.
- Internet of Things
- Realia (library science)
- Subject (documents)
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