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ERIC Number: ED016628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING REFERENCE SOURCES, A GUIDE FOR STUDENTS AND LIBRARIANS.
MALINOWSKY, HAROLD ROBERT
THIS TEXTBOOK IS INTENDED AS A GENERAL GUIDE TO THE SOURCES OF INFORMATION IN THE SCIENCE-ENGINEERING FIELD. REFERENCES TO STANDARD SOURCES ARE LISTED FOR THE FIELDS OF (1) GENERAL SCIENCE, (2) MATHEMATICS, (3) PHYSICS, (4) CHEMISTRY, (5) ASTRONOMY, (6) GEOLOGY, (7) BIOLOGY, (8) ENGINEERING, AND (9) MEDICINE (LIMITED). WORKS IN ENGLISH ARE STRESSED, THOUGH MAJOR FOREIGN WORKS ARE INCLUDED. THE FIRST PART OF THE TEXT DEALS WITH "USING THE SCIENCE-ENGINEERING LITERATURE," AND DEALS WITH--(1) TYPES OF LITERATURE, (2) LITERATURE SEARCHING, (3) PATENTS, (4) TECHNICAL REPORTS, AND (5) ABSTRACTING. THE SECOND PART ON "SOURCES OF INFORMATION IN SCIENCE-ENGINEERING," IS ARRANGED ACCORDING TO DISCIPLINE, EACH CHAPTER CONTAINING (1) EXAMPLES OF LITERATURE TYPES, (2) RELATED PROBLEMS, AND (3) REFERENCE BOOKS BY CATEGORY. TYPES OF REFERENCES LISTED ARE (1) GUIDES TO LITERATURE, (2) HANDBOOKS, (3) DICTIONARIES, (4) ENCYCLOPEDIAS, (5) HISTORIES, (6) ABSTRACTS, (7) INDEXES, (8) BIBLIOGRAPHIES, (9) BIOGRAPHIES, AND (10) PERIODICALS. ALL ENTRIES ARE NUMBERED AND GENERALLY INCLUDE BRIEF DESCRIPTIVE ANNOTATIONS. THE NEED FOR PERIODIC REVISION OF THIS TYPE OF BOOK IS ACKNOWLEDGED, AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF REFERENCES PERTAINING TO REFERENCE PROBLEMS IN THE SCIENCE-ENGINEERING FIELD IS INCLUDED. THERE IS AN AUTHOR-SUBJECT INDEX TO THE 435 REFERENCES CONTAINED IN THE TEXT. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM LIBRARIES UNLIMITED, INCORPORATED, BOX 9842, ROCHESTER, NEW YORK 14623. (DH)
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Authoring Institution: Kansas Univ., Lawrence.
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