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SYMPOSIUM ON THE NATURE AND SCOPE OF FUEL AND POWER LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

Frank Hickman (Chief Librarian, Ministry of Fuel and Power, acted as Chairman for this session.)

Aslib Proceedings

ISSN: 0001-253X

Article publication date: 1 April 1953

Abstract

The period available at the conference for the discussion of the Fuel and Power Group's Symposium proved far too short for conclusive debating of the many ideas and opinions expressed. Generally, it was agreed that the Symposium was practical and revealing and formed an excellent basis on which to build a truly representative and informative guide to the Fuel and Power documentary services in the United Kingdom. Such a guide, or review of resources of organizations within the ambit of the Aslib Fuel and Power Group, was recommended for investigation by the Group Committee, which might give consideration to arrangement under (a) organizations predominantly concerned with fuel and power, and (b) organizations concerned incidentally with fuel and power. This recommendation emerged from discussion of a viewpoint that a clear definition of fuel and power was essential to practical limitation of the Group's membership and area of activity. Mr. V. Biske proposed that a suitable working definition might be taken from Article 1 of The census of production (1954) (Returns and Exempted Persons) Order, 1953. (S.I. 1953, No. 939):

Citation

Hickman, F. (1953), "SYMPOSIUM ON THE NATURE AND SCOPE OF FUEL AND POWER LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM", Aslib Proceedings, Vol. 5 No. 4, pp. 353-353. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb049503

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