Chemical Literature, Volume 10, Number 3, Fall 1958 Page: 4
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ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON CHEMICAL DOCUMENTATION
Scientific and Technical Translating and
Other Aspects of the Language Problem.
Unesco (Paris), 1958. 282 pages. Second
edition. $4.00. In this second edition
modifications have been made to some
columns and subsections and new subsections
have been inserted. GS
German-English Glossary of Neurophysiology.
Roger Merritt Morrell (ed.). Consultants
Bureau (New York). 181 pages.
$7.50. Reviewed in Science 127, 969
Russian-English Glossary of Nuclear
Physics and Engineering. RussianEnglish
Glossary of Solid State Physics.
Russian-English Glossary of Electronics
and Physics. Consultants Bureau (New
York), 1957-58. 195 pages, 90 pages,
343 pages. $10.00 each (series rate
available). Reviewed in Science 127,
977 (1958). KG
Index to Plant Chromosome Numbers.
Anon. Science 127, 961 (1958). Announcement
of new annual publication.
Actinomycetes. Selman A. Waksman.
Science 127, 1003-04 (1958). Discusses
and condemns the practice of publishing
names of allegedly new species of
microorganisms without valid descriptions.
Translation Money Axed. Anon. Chem.
Eng. News 36, 44 (Mar. 17, 1958). Plans
to establish a Foreign Technical Information
Center in the Commerce Dept.
have been abandoned for the immediate
future because Congress refuses to
appropriate any money to get the program
Russian Translations. Anon. Chem.
Eng. News 36, 56 (Mar. 24, 1958).
Pergamon Institute has been formed in
Washington, D.C. to make available
English translations of works on technology
in the Soviet Union and other
countries in the Soviet orbit. The institute
plans also to publish a journal and
a series of monographs in English. LMS
Prospects for a Big Technical Translation
Agency in the Commerce Department
Seem Dim. Anon. Chem. Eng. News
36, 23 (May 26, 1958). A short news
Problems in Communication. Russian
Science. S. Adams. Federation Proc.
16, 716-20 (1957). An account of some
of the problems met in developing a
translation program by the National
Institutes of Health for the purpose of
making available to American medical
scientists the full findings of Russian
Foreign Language Translation by Automatic
Computer. J. Speck. Computers
and Automation 7, 11 (1958). English
translations of Russian, French, German,
and Spanish articles are performed by a
Datatron electronic computer. FJB
Prediction of Translation by Computers
from Other Languages to Russian. John
W. Carr, III. Computers and Automation
7, 12 (1958). FJB
PRESENTATION OF DATA
Writing Reports. D. J. Palmer. Soil
Mechanics Ltd. (64 Old Church Street,
London, S.W. 3), 1957. 24 pages. 6s.
This manual about technical authorship
and presentation contains rules and full
page facsimile examples. GS
Multilingual Reporting of Scientific Data.
Josef Brozek. Science 127, 764-65
(1958). Suggests presentation of legends,
table headings, and graph labels in a
major scientific language in addition to
the original language for papers written
in less common languages. KG
1958 Parliament of Science. Anon.
Science 127, 852-58 (1958). Full report,
includes all recommendations. Section
III deals with "Communication Among
Scientists and Communication of Scientific
Making Popular Science More Popular.
John Pfeiffer. Science 127, 955-57
(1958). Discusses techniques for improving
popularization of science and
recommends further research in this
Science Writing at Columbia. John
Foster. Science 127, 960-61 (1958).
Gives details of the university's Advanced
Science Writing Program, to be
started in September 1958 on a larger
scale than that originally announced
(ibid., 228). KG
Popularizing Science. M. W. Thistle.
Science 127, 951-55 (1958). Discusses
barriers to communication between scientists
and the general public, concludes
that little of what scientists know can
ever reach the public. KG
Prepublication. Charles M. Proctor.
Science 127, 1121-22 (1958). Suggests
ways to eliminate confusion in references
to mimeographed material. KG
Journal Publications in Microform. Verner
Clapp. Science 127, 1145 (1958). An
editorial discussing possibilities of this
method of publication. KG
Legibility. Bernard Frank and Robert T.
Hall. Science 127, 1255 (1958). A call
for improvement in the legibility of
copies of translations. KG
REPRODUCTION OF DATA
Some Methods for Production and Reduction
of Catalogue Cards. O. Frank.
Unesco Bulletin for Libraries 12, 43-49
(1958). Paper gives a general survey of
processes and equipment. GS
The Microfiche. W. de Haas. Am.
Document. 9, 99-106 (1958). A broad
review of the Microfiche, what it is, how
it is made, applications, the Microfiche
reader, and the Microfiche combined with
teletype or television. An excellent
report on a means of reproduction which
is still not appreciated by American
MICROBOX - A New Microfilm Process.
D. Wolf. Nachr. Dokument. 9, 45-47
(1958). The MICROBOX develops microfilm
negatives simply, inexpensively,
and quickly. The reading apparatus can
be combined with the photographic apparatus.
CLASSIFYING, INDEXING, CODING,
The Fifth Decennial Index Got Off at
Westchester. Richard H. Belknap. Chem.
Eng. News 36, 72-75 (Mar. 17, 1958).
A report on the financial and business
problems encountered in the publication
of the Fifth Decennial Index to Chemical
A Punch Card Code for Cardiovascular
Pathology. Helen A. Patterson and Dr.
Isaac D. Welt. Am. Document. 9, 77-83
(1958). Data coded in accordance with
the CVLP code may be retrieved on three
bases: (1) the functional type of malfunction,
(2) the anatomical location and
(3) structural lesions. The code is designed
for expansion to accommodate
conditions such as congenital malfunction
or inflammatory diseases which are
beyond the scope and definition of the
CVLP interests. WAS
An Optimal Punch Card Code for General
Files. P. T. Gilbert, Jr. Am. Document.
9, 84-98 (1958). This paper represents
work done for Beckman Instruments in
the spring of 1952. It was originally
presented before the American Chemical
Society in Los Angeles in 1953. WAS
Unit Concept Coordinate Indexing. J. P.
Wadington. Am. Document. 9, 107-13
(1958). Copy of paper read before the
American Chemical Society meeting in
Miami, Florida, 1957. WAS
Definitions for Punched Cards. H.
Draheim. Nachr. Dokument. 8, 94-97
(1957). Definitions are suggested for
32 German terms relating to punched
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