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ERIC Number: ED048885
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Nov
Pages: 35
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Scientific and Technical Information Explosion.
Emrich, Barry R.
A concise review of statistics concerning the expanding volume and user needs of scientific and technical information is presented. It is intended to describe the magnitude of the so-called "information explosion" problem and illustrate how the various forms of communication play a role in meeting the needs of the technical community. Statistics are provided on the increases in communication transfer through books, journals, semiformal media and informal means. (Author)
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va. 22151 (AD-717 654, MF $.95, HC $3.00)
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Authoring Institution: Air Force Materials Lab., Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
Identifiers: Scientific and Technical Information; User Needs