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Scientific Information in Wartime
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This book describes how the Allied and German leadership built scientific supply systems during World War II; systems that survived into the postwar era.

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Preface The Internationalization of Science and Scientific Information in the Twentieth Century National Government Support for Scientific Information in Great Britain and the United States before World War II National Government Support for Scientific Information in Germany before World War II The Allied Wartime Supply System for Enemy Scientific Information Germany's Wartime Supply System for Enemy Scientific Information Postwar Consequences Appendix A: List of Journals Available in Reprint from the Office of Alien Property Custodian Appendix B: Title Page, Prefatory Material and First Contents Page of the First Issue of the Referatenblatt, Issued Collaboratively by the Information Centers of the Welt-Wirtschaftlichen Institut in Hamburg and the Technologische Hochscule in Berin, 1942 References Index

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PAMELA SPENCE RICHARDS is Professor of Library and Information Studies at Rutgers University. The author of four books, she has had many articles published in German and English journals and has lectured widely in both countries.

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"This slim volume contains a wealth of detail about the information sypply systems used by Germany, the United States, and Great Britain during the period of World War II, to insure that their scientists would get the scientific and technical information they needed, especially in support of the war effort. History such as this is important for the student in library and information science courses and of interest to the general reader as well."-Libraries and Culture
"Of great interest for upper-division undergraduate, graduate, and specialist collections."-Choice
"A well-researched and well-organized book."-Journal of the American Society for Information Science
?A well-researched and well-organized book.??Journal of the American Society for Information Science
?Of great interest for upper-division undergraduate, graduate, and specialist collections.?-Choice
?A well-researched and well-organized book.?-Journal of the American Society for Information Science
?This slim volume contains a wealth of detail about the information sypply systems used by Germany, the United States, and Great Britain during the period of World War II, to insure that their scientists would get the scientific and technical information they needed, especially in support of the war effort. History such as this is important for the student in library and information science courses and of interest to the general reader as well.?-Libraries and Culture

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