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Suggested Citation:"Exhibitors." National Research Council. 1959. Proceedings of the International Conference on Scientific Information: Two Volumes. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10866.
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EXHIBITORS

Bendix Aviation Corporation

Benson-Lehner Corporation

Documentation Inc.

Eastman Kodak Company

Gallant, Inc.

Eugene Garfield Associates

George Washington University

Information for Industry, Inc.

International Business Machines Corporation

International Federation for Documentation

Jonker Business Machines, Inc.

Kalvar Corporation

The Microcard Corporation

National Science Foundation

Rabinow Engineering Co., Inc.

Recordak Corporation

The Royal Society of London

The Science Press

The Service Bureau Corporation

Smith, Kline & French Laboratories

Société Ceramique et Méchanique (Department Filmorex)

United States Atomic Energy Commission

United States Book Exchange, Inc.

University Microfilms, Inc.

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The launch of Sputnik caused a flurry of governmental activity in science information. The 1958 International Conference on Scientific Information (ICSI) was held in Washington from Nov.16-21 1958 and sponsored by NSF, NAS, and American Documentation Institute, the predecessor to the American Society for Information Science. In 1959, 20,000 copies of the two volume proceedings were published by NAS and included 75 papers (1600 pages) by dozens of pioneers from seven areas such as:

  • Literature and reference needs of scientists
  • Function and effectiveness of A & I services
  • Effectiveness of Monographs, Compendia, and Specialized Centers
  • Organization of information for storage and search: comparative characteristics of existing systems
  • Organization of information for storage and retrospective search: intellectual problems and equipment considerations
  • Organization of information for storage and retrospective search: possibility for a general theory
  • Responsibilities of Government, Societies, Universities, and industry for improved information services and research.

It is now an out of print classic in the field of science information studies.

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