Browse 1972: Information resources in the environmental sciences by Issue Date

  • Kollegger, James G. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    In Cincinnati in September 1972, at the Environmental Protection Agency's Information Symposium, several thousand participants heard several dozen speakers spend the better part of two days discussing sources of ...

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  • Thomas, Sarah M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    espite efforts in recent years to consolidate environmental programs at the federal government level, the complexity and multi-disciplinary aspects of the subject make this very difficult, if indeed, not impossible. ...

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  • Metcalf, Robert L.; Davis, Elisabeth B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    The environment is just slightly larger than the earth and is comprised of the planet, with a gross weight of 5.88xl021 tons, a diameter of 7,900 miles, a surface of 197xl06 square miles, and a 10-mile thin skin, the ...

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  • Friedlander, Janet (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    At a meeting on environmental literature held in Cincinnati in September 1972, it was reported that seventy-five government agencies put out reports in the environmental area. I knew I had trouble locating material. This ...

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  • Bonn, George S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    While the environment, broadly defined, has long been a concern of many writers, it has only been since the middle 1960s that the environment has become the concern of almost everybody in the United States and of many ...

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  • Quigley, Stephen T. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    The nature of the work done on environmental problems at the American Chemical Society depends, of course, on the nature and purpose of the society. The society is a nonprofit scientific and educational society with ...

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  • Anglemyer, Mary (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    Attending the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment at Stockholm was an exhilarating but sobering experience. No one who was there, including the sharpest critics of faults and omissions, doubts that ...

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  • Veyette Jr., John H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    It is with some apprehension that I attempt to write a paper on this subject, mainly because the tremendous breadth of the subject defies adequate coverage. In addition, I am sure that even now another "information ...

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  • Imberman, Angela (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    The federal Environmental Protection Agency has already kindly provided the first edition of a catalog of state and local environmental libraries. 1 However, I wish to provide more than such a catalog. As you may have ...

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  • Schneiderman, Michael (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    Librarians are sometimes thought to be classic passive resources-seen and not heard peacefully waiting for their clientele to approach. Incentive is supposed to come from users while librarians wait to serve. Therefore ...

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  • Collins, Kay (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    Not long ago there were not very many environmental libraries. There were a few libraries which specialized in some of the various subject fields, but there just were not very many environmental libraries. Now, it seems ...

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  • Richardson, Selma K. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    Concern for the quality and future of our environment has brought together representatives from a number of disciplines and interests and has prompted many people and organizations to foster an awareness of the crucial ...

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  • Brodine, Virginia (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    Stephen Quigley's paper following this one deals with the professional and technical societies and their publications as sources of information on the environmental sciences; while my subject is the other organizations. ...

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  • Stephens, Denny (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    Americans in a crisis situation have traditionally turned to public schools and their colleges and universities to education to help solve large social problems. Environmental education has been described as a local ...

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  • Bonn, George S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)

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  • Goldhor, Herbert (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    There were fifteen speakers at this Institute, excluding chairpersons and makers of announcements. I was asked to summarize and bring out the highlights of their remarks. I shall leave aside the details and specifics ...

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  • Zimmerman, Gerald (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    The Chicago Public Library's interest in the environmental sciences dates from March 1971 when it was announced that Montgomery Ward and Company was giving the library $25,000 to establish a special environmental ...

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  • George, Melvin R. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    Several months after I had agreed, out of sheer vanity, to appear at this Institute on information resources in the environmental sciences, I realized that I would have to say something; not only would I have to appear, ...

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