Chemical Literature, Volume 20, Number 2, Fall 1968 Page: 1
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HEMICAL 'LITERATURE ---
Volume 20, No. 2
" Fall. 1968
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CALL FOR PAPERS FOR MINNEAPOLIS MEETING, 1969
The Division is seeking papers for presentation
at the Minneapolis meeting, April 1318,
1969. To date only two symposia have
A Computerized Chemical Information System
at a University
It is hoped that the remainder of the program
will consist of papers from workers in these
The Program committee would like to receive
papers in these areas, also:
Man-Machine Interactions in Information
Retrieval: Impacts and demands on users
of information, programers and systems
analysts, information specialists, and
Man-Man Interactions: Information specialists
with management, research, development,
Information Services as Problems in Systems
Practical Innovations for Small Libraries
Four copies of an abstract of 200 words, or
less (at least one copy to be on the standard
ACS abstract form) and two copies of the complete
paper must be submitted to the program
chairman - Dr. C. M. Bowman, 1707 Building,
The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan
48640 -- by November 15, 1968. Information
about the meeting may also be requested from
Highlights of the
DIVISION BUSINESS MEETING
San Francisco, April 3, 1968
(Items not discussed in Excerpts from Minutes
of the DIVISION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING)
Chairman Clark presided over the Division's
Business meeting on the afternoon of April 3,
1968 in San Francisco. The Secretary's minutes
were read and approved. The Treasurer's
report was accepted.
In his report on the ACS Council meeting H.
T. Bonnett said that both the Council and the
Board would like to increase interest in and
attendance at their meetings. President R. W.
Cairns has established an informal Committee
of Presidents made up of Past President C. C.
Overberger and President-Elect WW. hR. Brode.
in an effort to achieve better continuity in
the President's office. A 1967 ACS budget deficit
of $1,700,000 was met by using surplus
funds from previous years. Accordingly, the
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LONG-RANGE PROGRAM PLANNING COMMIITEE
A committee was appointed by the Chairman
of the Program Committee to evaluate the present
National Divisional meetings and to propose
areas of coverage as well as to develop
a long-range plan for these meetings. Those
appointed to the Long-Range Planning Committee
were Dr. P. F. Sorter, chairman; Dr. S.
M. Kaback; and Dr. R. Maizell.
It has been felt for some time that National
meetings of the Division have not served
the needs of our members. It is hoped that
this small committee will be able to present
The Committee would be glad to receive any
suggestions, comments, or criticisms that the
members of the Division might like to send to
Dr. Sorter at 150 West End Avenue, New York,
New York 10023.
Excerpts from Minutes of the'
DIVISION EXECUTIVE CoMITTEE EE ETING
San Francisco, March 31, 1968
The Division Chairman, J.H. Clark, presided
at the Executive Committee meeting on the evening
of March 31, in San Francisco. Present
also were H. T. Bonnett, C. M. Bowman, B.
M. Davis, A. Gelberg, B. Montague, H. Skolnik
M. Hicks, and W. B. Wheatley.
The Treasurer stated that the Division has
an effective balance of $4,000 as of April 1,
1968, and that the total membership was 936,
including 134 affiliates.
The Committee gave no specific instructions
to Councilors Bonnett and Davis on how they
should vote on increasing the size of the ACS
Board. Dr. Skolnik said he believed that the
proposal to reorganize JACS to include a communications
section for each division is a
very important matter for our Division.
Dr. Bowman reported that the Program Committee
recommended establishment of a Long-Range
Planning Committee to work toward improvement
of Division papers and programs. The Program
Committee has decided to require full papers
in advance of presentation at general sessions
and to try to review symposia papers before
Dr. Bowman reported that a joint meeting of
the Division and the Special Libraries Association
(SLA) is being organized by Chemical
Abstracts Services (CAS) to be held in Columbus,
but the Division was not included in the
planning. One symposium has been scheduled
for the Minneapolis meeting- Primary Journals%
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