MEDLARS and Health Information Policy

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A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "analyzes the arguments for and against NLM's (National Library of Medicine) creation and dissemination of health-related bibliographic information" and "provides information designed to help Congress in decisions regarding the appropriate mix of NLM and private sector activities that might serve the public interest most efficiently" (p. iii).

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ix, 150 p. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. September 1982.

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  • Main Title: MEDLARS and Health Information Policy
  • Series Title: Technical Memoranda
  • Added Title: MEDLARS and Health Information Policy -- A Technical Memorandum
  • Added Title: Technical memoranda (United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment)

Description

A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "analyzes the arguments for and against NLM's (National Library of Medicine) creation and dissemination of health-related bibliographic information" and "provides information designed to help Congress in decisions regarding the appropriate mix of NLM and private sector activities that might serve the public interest most efficiently" (p. iii).

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ix, 150 p. ; 28 cm.

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Original is missing apges 8-10, 25-26, 33-34, 45-46, 63-64, 80-82, 142-144.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. MEDLARS and Health Information Policy, report, September 1982; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39485/: accessed February 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.