Documentation, Indexing, and Retrieval of Scientific Information
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1960 - Administrative agencies - 283 pages
On governmental and nongovernmental information retrieval systems.
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Page 5 - Foundation, through such service, .shall (1) provide, or arrange for the provision of indexing, abstracting, translating, and other services leading to a more effective dissemination of scientific information, and (2) undertake programs to develop new or improved methods, including mechanized systems, for making scientific information available.
Page 82 - ... of all US employment. a. Federal Defense-Related Employment. Active duty military personnel totaled approximately 2.5 million. Slightly more than 1 million civilians were employed in 1960 in Federal defense-related agencies, principally the Department of Defense, but also including the Atomic Energy Commission, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and several smaller organizations. Together these employees represented 47 percent of all Federal civilian employment.
Page 87 - A publication issued in successive parts, usually at regular intervals, and, as a rule, intended to be continued indefinitely.
Page 146 - Agriculture to acquire and preserve in his Department all information concerning agriculture which he can obtain by means of books and correspondence and by practical and scientific experiments, (accurate records of which experiments shall be kept in his office) by the collection of statistics, and by any other appropriate means within his power...
Page 146 - Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 25 - ... abstracting scientific and technical information. It noted the fact that the services rendered by many of the scientific societies and professional institutions to the scientific community in the information field are world famous for their quality. It expressed the hope that such private groups would continue to cooperate with and assist the Federal Government in the achievement of long-range solutions to scientific information problems. The...
Page 10 - The staff in the office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering was...
Page 25 - Foundation; (g) to publish or arrange for the publication of scientific and technical information so as to further the full dissemination of information of scientific value consistent with the national interest, without regard to the provisions of section 87 of the Act of January 12, 1895 (28 Stat.