Wilhelm Ostwald's Activities to Improve Scholarly Information and Communication Seen as Part of the Bibliographic Movement in the First Half of the 20th Century
Science Direct Working Paper No S1574-0331(04)70360-4
5 Pages Posted: 1 Jun 2017 Last revised: 16 Dec 2017
Date Written: September 2000
Beginning with a short overview of the most important contributions of Wilhelm Ostwald to the improvement of scholarly information and communication this paper presents connections to contemporaries and successors in the bibliographic movement in the first half of the 20th century. It is shown that Ostwald can be seen as a member of this movement and a predecessor of people who developed ideas and concepts in information and doumentation throughout the 20th century.
Keywords: Miscellaneous > Other, chemistry/0009004
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