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ERIC Number: ED013224
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 227
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Reference Count: 0
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AMERICAN SCIENCE MANPOWER, 1964--A REPORT OF THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL.
LEVINE, MILTON; AND OTHERS
INFORMATION FROM THE 1964 NATIONAL REGISTER OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL ON THE SUPPLY, UTILIZATION, AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE NATION'S SCIENTIFIC MANPOWER RESOURCES IS REPORTED. A QUESTIONNAIRE WAS USED TO OBTAIN DATA FROM 224,000 PERSONS INCLUDING (1) KNOWN QUALIFIED SCIENTISTS, (2) RECENT GRADUATES OF COLLEGE SCIENCE PROGRAMS, (3) MEMBERS OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, (4) SUBSCRIBERS TO PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS, AND (5) NON-MEMBER REGISTRANTS OF PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS. FIELDS COVERED INCLUDED AGRICULTURE, BIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, EARTH SCIENCE, PHYSICS, ASTRONOMY, MATHEMATICS, METEOROLOGY, ECONOMICS, LINGUISTICS, SOCIOLOGY, AND STATISTICS. THE INFORMATION IS PRESENTED IN FOUR SECTIONS COVERING A WIDE RANGE OF SUBJECTS. THESE INCLUDE EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND, EMPLOYMENT, SALARIES, AND GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION. GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF ALL REGISTERED SCIENTISTS ARE REPORTED IN PART I OF THE REGISTER. PART II SUMMARIZES IN MORE DETAIL THE MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SCIENTIFIC POPULATION. PART III INCLUDES A SERIES OF SELECTED STATISTICAL TABLES THAT PERMIT COMPARISON OF RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN TWO VARIABLES FOR A NUMBER OF SEPARATE SUBPOPULATIONS. APPENDIXES INCLUDE (1) DETAILED DATA FROM WHICH DATA USED IN OTHER PARTS OF THE REPORT WERE SELECTED, (2) A COPY OF THE QUESTIONNAIRE USED IN THE SURVEY, (3) A LIST OF SUBFIELDS INCLUDED IN EACH SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL FIELD, AND (4) A LANGUAGE FAMILY LIST. A SUBJECT GUIDE TO SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON THE NUMBERS AND SALARIES OF SCIENTISTS IS INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS NSF 66-29 FOR $1.25 FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402. (AG)
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Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION