ERIC Number: ED039894
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Guide for the Establishment of National Social Sciences Documentation Centres in Developing Countries.
Meyriat, Jean; Beauchet, Micheline
This guide establishes general policy to be adopted in setting up a documentation center. The topics covered are: (1) preliminary definitions and considerations, (2) document collection, (3) identification and handling of documents, (4) document analysis, (5) document use and distribution, (6) instructions for making a card index and (7) modern techniques for archives in tropical countries. An annotated bibliography of 92 reference works needed by documentation centers covers: (1) current bibliographies, (2) bibliographical directories, (3) information series and (4) reports and summaries of current events. Included is a permutation index of periodical titles. (MF)
Descriptors: Archives, Developing Nations, Documentation, Information Centers, Library Collections, Library Science, Library Technical Processes, National Libraries, Social Sciences, Special Libraries
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Place de Fontenoy, 75, Paris-7e, France (Order No. SHC.69/XV.24/A, $1.50)
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).