ERIC Number: ED051861
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
National Science Research Data Processing and Information Retrieval System; Hearings before the General Subcommittee on Education ... Ninety-First Congress, First Session on H.R. 8809 ... April 29 and 30, 1969.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Testimony given by Dr. John Rothman, Manager of Information Services, New York Times, before the General Subcommittee on Education ... describes the information retrieval system of the New York Times. He describes how the system will process material efficiently and economically, store it securely and in proper order, and make it available via computer to inquirers. The abstracts will be stored in a computer, with the full text stored in microform in an automated device linked to the computer, and appropriate computer-linked input/output facilities. The statement of Dr. Rothman and Mr. Robert S. November, Director of Library Services and Information Division of the New York Times, gives the background information of the New York Times Information Retrieval System, why it was started and what are the future plans. The purpose of the hearing is to better qualify the subcommittee members to evaluate pending legislation for the establishment of a National Science Research Data Processing and Information Retrieval System. (NH)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers: New York Times Information Bank; Scientific and Technical Information