Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 1 Issue 1

INTRODUCTORY NOTE

B. Th.

The Oxford English dictionary defines a document as ‘something written … which furnishes evidence or information upon any subject’, and documentation as the ‘preparation…

DRAFT PLAN FOR THE PUBLICATION OF SCIENTIFIC PAPERS

N.W. PIRIE

Our present habits in scientific publication are comparatively recent and have sprung from the interaction of many different factors that have operated differently in…

THE ORIGIN AND HISTORY OF ASLIB

R.S. HUTTON

The stimulus given by the last war to the study of foreign industrial practice probably had much to do with laying the foundations on which, by the well‐timed action of a…

PLEA FOR A BRITISH UNION CATALOGUE OF OLD PRINTED MUSIC

O.E. DEUTSCH

Comparisons between continental and British music libraries on the one hand and British and American on the other give evidence of the richness of Great Britain in the…

MESSAGES FROM THE PRESIDENTS OF ASLIB

FREDERIC GEORGE KENYON, HENRY TIZARD, CHARLES SCOTT SHERRINGTON, RICHARD BT. ARMAN GREGORY, HARRY ALEXANDER FANSHAWE LINDSAY, WILLIAM HENRY BEVERIDGE, ROBERT SALMON HUTTON

The pride of bibliography is its service to research. It is itself laborious, often pedestrian, a mechanical recording of details or a summarizing of the works of others;…

A FEW REMARKS ON DOCUMENTARY REPRODUCTION IN GENERAL AND MICROFILM IN PARTICULAR

LUCIA MOHOLY

On 18 February 1945 the Conference of the Association of Scientific Workers passed a resolution stressing the urgent need for the closest collaboration between scientists…

THE PHILADELPHIA BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CENTER

RUDOLF HIRSCH

The Philadelphia Bibliographical Center and Union Library Catalogue developed out of two separate organizations: the Union Library Catalogue of the Philadelphia…

A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE BULLETIN (. . .) OF THE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE U.S.S.R.

THEODORE BESTERMAN

This most complicated of all periodicals was first published as the Bulletin scientifique [A], ten volumes of which were issued from 1836 to 1842. It was then divided into…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden