ERIC Number: EJ678995
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Indexed Ideational Shifts in the "Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office of the United States Army."
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting, v40 p265-70 2003
Explores to what extent the germ theory, when it was still a relatively new idea, is evident in the bibliographic records in the "Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office of the United States Army" (Index Cat), the largest medical bibliographical tool ever published. Data suggest that scientists are quick to apply the new knowledge inherent in the latest scientific breakthroughs to their own area of research. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the ASIST (American Society for Information Science and Technology) Annual Meeting (66th, Washington, DC, October 19-22, 2003).