This book focuses on current practices in scientific and technical communication, historical aspects, and characteristics and bibliographic control of various forms of scientific and technical literature. It integrates the inventory approach for scientific and technical communication.
1. Scientific and Technical Communication 2. Scientific Societies 3. The Primary Journal 4. Conference Literature 5. Dissertations, Theses, and Research in Progress 6. Patents 7. Technical Reports 8. Standards and Specifications 9. House Journals 10. Trade Catalogs 11. Biographical Literature 12. Dictionaries and Thesauri 13. Directories and Yearbooks 14. Handbooks and Tables 15. Encyclopedias 16. Review Literature 17. Translations 18. Bibliographic Control of Scientific and Technical Literature 19. Current Trends and Prospects