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Bibliographic data processing at the National Library of Medicine including a discussion led by Ralph T. Esterquest

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Title: Bibliographic data processing at the National Library of Medicine including a discussion led by Ralph T. Esterquest
Author(s): Taine, Seymour I.
Contributor(s): Esterquest, Ralph T.
Subject(s): Libraries --Automation Special libraries Medical libraries Information retrieval
Abstract: There were, however, some organizations including a handful of libraries, that were already deeply involved, if not with electronic data processing, with the growing information handling problem. Among these pioneers was the Army Medical Library, previously known as the Library of the Surgeon General of the U. S. Army, and which, since 1956, has been called the National Library of Medicine. Having mentioned the topic of my presentation, I wish to make clear that in this paper I shall not be describing data processing activities carried on throughout the National Library of Medicine. Instead, I shall be restricting my discussion to the application of these new techniques to the Library's indexing program, where they have been given most attention to date.
Issue Date: 1963
Publisher: Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Citation Info: In Goldhor, H. (ed) (1963) Proceedings of the Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing. Urbana, Il: Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: pp. 109-132.
Series/Report: Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (1st : 1963)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/744
ISSN: 0069-4789
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright owned by Board of Trustees, University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-05-21
OCLC Identifier: (OCoLC)ocm17789531
 

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