Chemical Literature, Volume 10, Number 4, Winter 1958 Page: 2
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The Secretary's report listed the newly elected
officers for 1959: Karl Heumann, Chairman-Elect; Fred
J. Bassett, Treasurer; and Charles Bernier, Member-atLarge.
The amendments to the bylaws were reported
approved by the membership. If they are approved by
the ACS Council, they will become effective upon notification
of the Division, and the Bylaws Revision
Committee will be automatically dissolved.
The Treasurer, Virginia Valeri, reported a bank
balance of $2,311 as of September 6 and a membership of
812 members and 197 associates. The Membership Committee
has reached over 150 prospective members during
Chairman-Elect, Hanna Friedenstein, presented the
Division budget for 1959. The following expenses were
budgeted for the various officers and committee chairmen:
Division Chairman, $20; Secretary, $150; Assistant
Secretary, $80; Treasurer, $200; Bulletin Committee,
$1,300; Preprint Photocopy Service, $150; Program Committee,
$50; and Membership Committee, $50. The budget
was approved subject to review at midyear.
The Advisory Committee on Programs is planning to
review and to analyze past Division programs as a
basis for advising on future programs.
T. E. R. Singer reported that three Russian visitors
were attending the ACS meeting on invitation of
the Division. Charles Zerwekh reported that plans for
the Boston meeting (April 1959) are nearly completed
and for the Atlantic City meeting (September) have
been started. The Boston program will include papers
on mechanical translation and other language problems,
training in scientific communications, and ciphering
The Speakers Bureau Committee is preparing a questionnaire
for prospective speakers. A list of speakers
will be sent to groups such as local ACS sections interested
in hearing talks on chemical literature.
A numbered list of Division papers, presented since
the last compilation, has been completed, and the Cmmittee
is now collecting references for those that
have been published. The new list probably will be
in loose-leaf form to facilitate future revisions.
Eugene Garfield reported that the Preprint Photocopy
Service is having difficulties because Division
authors fail to suPol.y the proper transparent masters
Quarterly News Bulletin of the Division of Chemical Literature
ETHALINE CORTELYOU . . Armour Research Foundation
P. M. REYLING. . . Oak Ridge National Laboratory
LEONORE ROGALSKI . . . Universal Oil Products Co.
MARY F. WRENN . . . Armour Research Foundation
VIRGINIA VALERI ..... Arthur D. Little, Inc.
J. A. LECKY ..... Standard Oil Co. (Ind.)
Joan Abern, F. J. Bassett, C. L. Brown, R. S. Casey,
R. A. Chisholm, K. Gingold, A. B. Johnson, R. J. Kyle,
M. Constance Parche, J. S. Rauch, Gertrude Schutze,
Lois M. Skinner, J. F. Smith, W. A. Southern,
I. D. Welt, W. A. Wilkinson
R. S. Casey, E. J. Crane, M. P. Doss,
J. H. Fletcher, M. G. Mellon, J. W. Perry,
J. F. Smith, B. A. Soule, B. H. Weil
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the American Chemical Society. Editorial and Publication
Office: Armour Research Foundation, Technology Center, Chicago
16, Ill. Advertising Office: Whiting Research Laboratory,
Standard Oil Co. (Ind.), P. O. Box 431, Whiting, Ind. Subscription
price to Division members and associates (part of
$1 and $2 dues per year, respectively), $0.30 per year.
Second class mail authorized at Chicago, Ill.
of their papers required for the Division's Bruening
Diazo copying machine. Also, customers fail to provide
all the necessary information when ordering copies
or do not send cash with their orders.
The Executive Committee authorized the organization
of a meeting of editors of company abstract bulletins
to be held at Chemical Abstracts. The program will
consist of a tour of CA facilities and a discussion
period. Attendance will be limited to one person per
company, either the bulletin editor or his immediate
supervisor. Dean P. Gamble, Assistant Secretary.
IF YOU'RE GOING TO GIVE A PAPER READ IT...
The audience could read it themselves 4 times faster
but it does them good to slow down a bit. Beware
of abstracts. Never show your hand at the beginning
...who would ever read a novel if they were told
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