Meaning – In the world of computing the word catalog, refers to a directory of information about data sets, files, or a database . A catalog usually describes where a data set, file or database entity is located and may also include other information, such as the type of device on which each data set or file is stored.

A catalog can also be a list that is being worked on by an employee and in such cases, it refers to the process of entering elements into a well organised list to items that are being documented for future use or reference.

Example of usage“When he joined the organisation as an intern, the first task he got was to catalog the list of softwares being used by the company based on the date of their individual acquisitions.”