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Aug 6 Librarian Cyrus Adler Creates Catalogue of Scientific Literature

 

Aug 6 Librarian Cyrus Adler Creates Catalogue of Scientific Literature

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Year: 
1897
Month: 
august
Day: 
6
Date: 
Fri, 1897-08-06
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Cyrus B. Adler, Librarian of the Smithsonian Institution, writes The International Catalogue of Scientific Literature, which presents background information, including pertinent correspondence, to trace the evolution of the first international catalogue of scientific literature ever produced.  He begins by commenting that the International Bibliographical Conference, held in London, England, during July 14-17, 1896, was the most important step ever taken toward international cooperation in scientific and bibliographical work.