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Translations, Special Libraries 53, 1441
(1962). A group of articles, the first
four or which were presented at the
Special Libraries Association's May
"OTeS and SLA as Announcers and
Distributors of Translations" (George
Mandel, NASA), pp 14-16. Describes
the functions and programs of OTS and
SLA in the field of translation.
"How Translations are Selected"
(Earl Coleman, Consultant's Bureau),
pp 17-20. Describes experience at
Consultant's Bureau in determining the
desirability of preparing specific translations.
"Technical Translations, Their Initiation,
Production, and Use" (Paul W.
Howerton, Central Intelligence Agency),
pp 21-25. Discusses Problems of the
translator especially with regard to
terminology and concept. The use of
translations has been disappointing.
"Translation Activities of the Foreign
Science Information Program" (Paul S.
Feinstein, National Science Foundation),
pp 26-29. Gives the exploration
methods and procedures of NSF in
initiating, coordinating, and supporting
the translation program.
" 'Japlish,' the Japanese Brand of
English" (Rudolph 0. Seitz, Air Reduction
Company), pp 30-34. Discusses
the difficulties of Japanese translation
"Survey of Translation Activities in
the U.S. and Canada" (Alberta L.
Brown, Consultant), pp 34-36. Gives
results of a survey as to translation
needs, listing journals and books most
"Russian Transliteration, Sound and
Sense" (Rosemary Nieswender, Rand
Corporation), pp 37-41. Includes a
comparative table of major transliteration
Challenge of Information Retrieval, J.
Farradane, J. Document. 17, 233-44
(1961). Reviews the developments in
information retrieval over the past decade
and suggests that the possibilities
of progress in information retrieval
based on an adequate analysis of the
nature of knowledge appear as bright
as in any other branch of science. The
author proposes that information retrieval
become a branch of science in
its own right. WAS
Information Training, Anon., Science
135, 1053 (1962). Graduate training
courses and an on-the-job training program
in biological and medical information
storage and retrieval have been
established at American University
(Washington, D.C.). KG
Computers and Common Sense. The
Myth of Thinking Machines, Mortimer
Taube, Columbia University Press,
New York, 1961. 136 pages. $3.75.
Reviewed in Science 135, 718 (1962).
New AAAS Section, Anon., Science
135, 91 (1962). The AAAS Council has
voted the formation of a Section on
Information and Communication, which
will focus on the problems of communication
among scientists and between
scientists and the general public. KG
New Section on Communication, Phyllis
V. Parkins, Science 135, 535-36 (1962).
Discusses the background of the establishment
of Section T (Information
and Communication) of AAAS and some
of the areas to be studied, by the new
Directorate of Information Sciences,
Anon., Science 135, 418 (1962). The
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
has established a Directorate of Information
Sciences, consisting of an
information sciences research division
and a technical information division, to
reduce the time lag between the discovery
and application of new knowledge.
GMELINS HANDBUCH DER ANORGANISCHEN CHEMIE
Inorganic chemists and
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System No. 58, Part A, Supplement Volume, 1961, 886 pp., $139.00
This supplement volume reviews research results for the
years from 1932 through 1949, including history, occurrence,
technology of cobalt and cobalt compounds, as well as
physical properties, electrochemical behavior, chemical reactions,
alloys and compounds. Significant literature from
1950 to 1961 is indicated. German text is supplemented by
English headings and subheadings and includes the detailed
bilingual table of contents.
System No. 28, Part B, Section 3, 1961, 912 pp., $142.00
Concludes the Gmelin Calcium series, describing the components
of Ca not treated in the previously published sections.
Literature after 1950 has been included as supplement
to individual chapters. Usual Gmelin format with bilingual
headings and table of contents.
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