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Association of Special Libraries and Information Bureaux FOURTEENTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE AT CAMBRIDGE

Nature volume 140, pages 652653 (09 October 1937) | Download Citation



THE fourteenth Annual Conference of the Association of Special Libraries and Information Bureaux was held at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, on September 24–27. The programme of the Conference covered a wide field and merited a considerably larger attendance, although that was well up to the average of recent years. The address of the president-elect, Sir Harry Lindsay, on the Friday evening on "The Interrelation between Science, Agriculture and Industry" gave an excellent start to the Conference. Sir Harry stressed not merely the way in which the prosperity of agriculture and of industry were really connected, but also the importance of understanding the real differences between the objectives and methods of the agriculturist and the industrialist, with the view of developing a long-range policy which would eliminate connct.

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