Chemical Literature, Volume 2, Number 2, Summer 1950 Page: 4
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"Author' s Guide for Preparing Manuscript
and Handling Proof." Anon.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (New York,
N.Y.), 1950. xv + 80 pages. Fourth
edition. $2.00. Includes chapters on
preparing book manuscripts for the
publisher, preparing the illustrations,
checking proof, completing
production, etc. Appendix includes
details of editorial style and a
glossary. B. H. Weil.
Reproduction of Data
"The Publication of Original Research
Material." Henry M. Silver.
American Documentation 1, 13-23
(1950). Two major attacks through
which problems of scholarly publishing
may possibly be reduced are outlined:
publishing original material
by microtechnics; use of offset
lithographic press. Frances B. Jenkins.
"Financing Scientific Publications."
Walter J. Murphy. Ind. Eng.
ChemrL 42, 755 (1950). Editorial discussion
of the responsibilities of
scientific and technical journals as
related to their financial needs.
Government support is frowned upon,
except possibly for page charges.
B. 11. We 1.
'Archival Materials on Microcards."
Fremont Rider. Amrercan Docunentatzon
1, 42-45 (1950). Evaluation of
the practicability of microcarding
records and files. Frances B. Jenkzns.
"Low-Cost Institutional Photocopying
Service." Edward A. Chapman.
Anerzcan Docwientat zon l, 35-41
(1950). Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Library's development of an
inexpensive institutional photocopying
service delivering positive
prints of documents instead of right
negatives. Frances B. Jenkzns.
"You Can Afford Microphotography."
Richard C. Gremling. Library Journal
75, 246, 247, 334 (1950). Means by
which a library's unique material
can be profitably reproduced. Frances
"Machines and More Machines." Earl
F. Brennan. Ltorary Journal 75, 533,
579-92, 718-22 (1950). Ways in which
the following equipment can increase
the efficiency of office and library:
typewriter, adding machine, calculator,
electric typewriter, Vari-Typer,
Mimeograph and Mimeoscope, Multilith,
microfilm equipment, Frances
"Codification of Chemical Structures."
G.M. Dyson. Research 2, 576
(1949); ivature 165, 301 (1950). An
invitation is extended to chemists
to submit codification systems to
the commission on Codification of the
International Union of Pure and Ap
plied Chemistry. The ten desiderata
to be used for evaluating ciphers
are listed. Spencer C. Stanford.
Public Affairs Press (2153 Florida
Ave., Washington 8, D.C.), 1950. 156
pages. $3.00. Reviewed in Chem. &Eng.
Vews 28, 1601 (1950). B.H. Well.
"The Rapid Selector." Ralph Shaw.
Journal of Documentation 5, 164-71
(1949). Principles and objectives of
electronic selection applied to the
organization of knowledge. Frances
"The Application of Punch Card Filing
in a Chemical Library." Isabella
Anderson. Illinois Libraries 31,
405-11 (1949). Description of the
punched card system used in the library
of the Victor Chemical Company.
Spencer C. Stanford.
"Principles of Bibliographic Description."
Fredson Bowers. Princeton
University Press (Princeton, N.
J.), 1949. 505 pages. $10.00. Reviewed
inSpec al L braries 41, 146 (1950).
B. 1. Weil.
" Intercompartmenta 1 Communication."
Robert G. Gibbs. Ind. Eng. Cnetrt 42,
No. 4, 10A, 12A, 16A (1950). Description
of procedure followed by the
Solid Propellant Information Agency
at John Hopkins University's Applied
Physics Laboratory in preparing and
circulating abstracts and indexes
of reports (chiefly classified) in
the solid propellants field. B. ].
"Documentation in the United
States." Jesse H. Shera and Margaret
E. Egan. Ajerican Documentation 1,
8-12 (1950). Brief summary of the
agencies and services concerned with
documentation and the facilities for
the training of personnel. Frances
"Royal Society Information Services
Committee." Anon. Nature 165, 185,
186 (1950). Brief report of the activities
of this committee and of
committees appointed by it, such as
the Abstracting Services Consultive
Committee. Spencer C. Stanford.
"Reference Aids for the Literature
Search." B.C. Vickery. Ind. Chemist
26, 70-72 (1950) The function of
scientific information services and
recent trends in this field are outlined.
A bibliography of aids for
searches of the literature is appended.
"The Library in Research." Albert
S. Davis, Jr. Special Libraries 41,
129-32 (1950). Discussion of the
value of a technical library and role
of the special librarian in indusi
trial research. Frances B. Jenkins.
"Bibliography of Books on Librar
Science Published January 1, 1948,
through July 31, 1949." J. G. Maddrell
Bibliographic Publishing Company
(615 Central Ave., Kansas City 8
Kansas), 1949. 6 pages. $0.50.
"Introducing Alerican Docwnenta
tzon." Vernon D. Tate. American
Docunentatzon 1, 3-7 (1950). An explanation
of the scope and objective
of Aterican Docwrentation. This new
periodical, according to the editor
is an independent, impartial criti
cal journal whose editors and pub.
lishers are motivated by the spiri
of scientific inquiry and service to
users of documentation. Frances B.
"Committee on Organization of Infor
mation." Norman T. Ball. Arierica
Docwtentation 1, 24-34 (1950).
annotated bibliography on the organi
zation of information. Frances .
"ACS-Visits Houston for First Ses
sion of 117th Meeting." Anon. Chem
& Eng. News 28, 1190-1207 (1950).
Includes comments on papers present
ed before the Division of Chemica
Literature. B.1. Wezl.
"Detroit Brings Divided Meetin
Total to 8,456." Anon. Cnem. f ig.
News 28, 1466-85 (1950). Contain
discussion on Detroit sessions of
the Division of Chemical Literatur
and Walter J. Murphy's luncheon A
dress on financing the disseminatiO
of technical literature. B. H. Weil.
"Acquisition of Foreign Scientifi
Publications." Reuben Peiss. Che,
& Eng. News 28, 1364-66 (1950).
description of the Department 0
State's activities in this field
with emphasis on the difficulties
involved in obtaining Soviet publi
cations. B.I. Weil.
"Relations of Litera ture and Science
A Selected Bibliography, 1930-1949.'
Fred A. Dudley, et al. Washingt
State College (Pullman, Wash. ), 1949
59 pages. $1.00.
"Marketing Research Practice." Do0n
ald M. Hobart. Ronald Press (New york
N.Y.), 1950. 471 pages. $5.00. Be
viewed in Special Libraries 41, 1
(1950). B.]]. Weil.
"A Bibliography of Publi c a t ion
Dealing with Commercial Chemical De
velopment and Marketing Research.
Agnes M. Brown. General Mi Ils Researc
Laboratories, Unnumbered Mimeograph
ed Publication. Minneapolis 13, Minn
1949. 8 pages. Gratis. Lists refer'
ences to books, pamphlets, and peri
odical literature. B.H. ez. i.
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