brief guide to sources of scientific and technical information. by Saul Herner

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ContributionsUnited States. Federal Council for Science and Technology. Committee on Scientific and Technical Information. Panel on Education and Training.
LC ClassificationsQ223 .H42
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Paginationix, 102 p.
Number of Pages102
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Open LibraryOL5445400M
LC Control Number73114299

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Panel on Education and Training. Brief guide to sources of scientific and technical information. Arlington, Va.: Information Resources Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Saul Herner; Gene P Allen; Nancy D Wright. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

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A biology textbook would be considered a secondary source if in the field of biology, since it describes and interprets the science but makes no original contribution to it.

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