ERIC Number: ED030441
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: N/A
Documentation and Scientific Information: Outlines of Problems and Trends.
The purpose of this book is to present the problems of documentation and scientific information from an analytical and synthetic point of view. The first section of the book, after an introduction to terminology and a description of the origin of documentation, discusses forms and methods of documentation and information work. The second part presents general problems of documentation, and scientific information starting with the program and activity of the International Institute of Bibliography, precursor to the International Federation for Documentation (FID). Also covered in this part is the subject matter of the more important conferences devoted to documentation and scientific information. The third part of the book reviews present trends in the field. The final part deals with research and the latest theoretical concepts which define the subject and tasks of scientific information as a separate discipline. A 340-item bibliography on the various aspects of documentation and scientific information is included. (Author/CC)
Descriptors: Automation, Bibliographies, Conferences, Copyrights, Documentation, Education, Information Dissemination, Information Science, Information Services, Information Sources, International Organizations, Publications, Sciences, Scientific Research
Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va. 22151 (TT 67-56000, MF $0.65, HC $3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Scientific, Technical and Economic Information, Warsaw (Poland). Foreign Scientific Publications Dept.
Note: Translation of "Dokumentacja i informacja naukowa: Zarys problematyki i kierunki rozwoju." (Warszawa, Stowarzyszenie Bibliotekarzy Polskich, 1965)