Relation of Sci-Tech Information to Environmental Studies

Relation of Sci-Tech Information to Environmental Studies

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Here is an extremely important book that illustrates the nature and use of sci-tech information in relation to the enviroment. Sci-tech librarians, government researchers, and compilers and editors of noted indexing/abstracting services describe the efforts of their organizations to compile, maintain, and disseminate the large body of sci-tech information devoted to environmental concerns.Relation of Sci-Tech Information to Environmental Studies includes informative chapters on:

a description of the Environmental Protection Agency's network of 25 libraries throughout the country, including details of the services offered by the network and the collections of the ten regional libraries and 15 specialized or scientific libraries
a review of the growth of the non-profit, non-advocacy Center for Environmental Information, Inc., with a look at its library and its programs such as the Acid Rain Information Clearinghouse
an examination of the American Chemical Society's journals, books, newsletters, meeting abstracts, and other publications devoted to environmental matters
a look at the Adirondack Research Center and its contributions to furthering the efforts of researchers who study conservation topics as they relate to this important area
an acknowledgement of the important role played by commercial bibliographies and databases in the quest to rapidly disseminate new information on environmental issues
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Product details

  • Hardback | 155 pages
  • Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 086656988X
  • 9780866569880

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Contents Introduction

Technology Transfer and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Library Network
The Center for Environmental Information: Meeting Community Information Needs
Environmental Publications of the American Chemical Society
Adirondack Research Center: Research Resource on the Adirondacks
Current Awareness Objective of Reference Serial Focusing on Environmental Issues: A Look at Environmental Periodicals Bibliography
Bowker A & I Environment Database: Major Features and Editorial Policies
Computer Searching of Chemical Databases by Faculty and Students at the University of Rochester
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