Classification for Bibliography of Science—A Problem


THE relations of bibliography to science with especial regard to classification, as brought forward in Dr. S. C. Bradford's recent articles in NATURE,1 have for many years been my purposive study. I welcome the renewed and increasing interest in the problems involved. It is very regrettable, however, that these matters were not considered more wisely a quarter of a century ago. What can best be done now should indeed become a question of major importance to scientific workers, to bibliographers, and to librarians.

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    Sept.13, Oct. 4 and 11.

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    Nature, July 23, 1896, 54, p. 272.

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    Library Journal, Dec. 1912.

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BLISS, H. Classification for Bibliography of Science—A Problem. Nature 127, 889–890 (1931).

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