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ERIC Number: ED040722
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Feb
Pages: 87
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Information Handling in the Life Sciences.
Steere, William C., Ed.
Special problems in the handling of biological information arise from the diversity of biological subject matter and the complexity of biological approaches towards phenomena of the living world. This state-of-the-art report on communications of information in the biological sciences provides information on: (1) users of biological information, (2) informal transfer of information, (3) primary publications, (4) secondary information services and (5) libraries. Detailed suggestions relating to communication of biological science information include: (1) design of information systems to include the general user and (2) compatible interconnection of the three existing major organizations in biology - - the National Agricultural Library, the National Library of Medicine and the Biosciences Information Services of Biological Abstracts. Also outlined are various ways to improve: (1) informal transfer of information, (2) primary publications and (3) secondary information services. (MF)
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Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
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