Volume 54 - Number 1 - Spring 1988

Q. Bibliographies, Directories, & Other Information Services

Bibliographies, catalogs, dictionaries, directories, thesauri, and other information services of general demographic concern, except for those bibliographies coded under the specific topic discussed and cross-referenced to this heading.

54:10853 Hohn, Charlotte; Bolte, Karl M.; Gisser, Richard; Hauser, Jurg A.; Hussmanns, Ralf. Multilingual demographic dictionary: German version. [Mehrsprachiges demographisches Worterbuch: Deutschsprachige Fassung.] Schriftenreihe des Bundesinstituts fur Bevolkerungsforschung, Vol. 16, ISBN 3-7646-1867-1. 1987. 191 pp. Harald Boldt-Verlag: Boppard am Rhein, Germany, Federal Republic of. In Ger.
This is the German edition of the Multilingual Demographic Dictionary published by the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population. It is organized in two parts: a section of annotated text that places the terminology into context, and an alphabetical index of terms. The terms are in numerically ordered paragraphs with additional codes to assist users in locating the terms in editions in other languages.
For the original French version by Louis Henry, published in 1981, see 47:2951; for the English version, by Etienne van de Walle, published in 1982, see 48:40889; for the Spanish version, by Guillermo A. Maccio, published in 1985, see 51:30824.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

54:10854 Peritz, B. C. The periodical literature of demography and Bradford's law. International Journal of Information Management, Vol. 6, No. 3, Sep 1986. 145-55 pp. Guildford, England. In Eng.
"This paper presents a statistical analysis of the journals and papers abstracted in Population Index, 1984. A Bradford distribution is fitted to the papers in all the journals regularly scanned by Population Index, as well as in the journals specifically designated as demography. The fit of these distributions, and in particular the second one, is remarkably close. A core of journals for demography is identified. A breakdown of the journals and the papers published in them by the journal's field is presented and discussed. Data on the distribution of journals by country of publication are also given. An attempt is made to correlate the journal's productivity according to Population Index with the citation impact according to Social Sciences Citation Index."
Correspondence: B. C. Peritz, Graduate School of Library and Archive Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. Location: U.S. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

54:10855 Podzimek, Jaroslav. Bibliography of Czechoslovak statistics and demography, 1985. [Bibliografie Ceskoslovenske statistiky a demografie 1985.] Vol. 20, 1986. 146, vi pp. Vyzkumny Ustav Socialne Ekonomickych Informaci a Automatizace v Rizeni: Prague, Czechoslovakia. In Cze. with sum. in Eng; Ger; Rus.
This is a selective listing of the literature on statistics and demography published in Czechoslovakia in 1985. It is organized by topic, with separate sections on statistics and demography. An author index is provided.
For the 1984 edition of this bibliography, published in 1985, see 53:10838.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

54:10856 United Nations. Department of International Economic and Social Affairs. International Population Information Network [POPIN] (New York, New York). Guide to networking for population information centres. POPIN Manual, No. 3, Pub. Order No. IESA/P/POPIN/G/4. 1986. viii, 65 pp. New York, New York. In Eng.
This publication is one in a series commissioned by the U.N. POPIN Co-ordinating Unit to provide guides to activities designed to strengthen population information services. The present guide is concerned with information networking. The initial chapters present the rationale for networking and consider management issues. The next two chapters describe network configuration and procedures and cooperative ventures. A final chapter gives examples of population information networks around the world. An unannotated bibliography is included.
Correspondence: POPIN Co-ordinating Unit, Population Division, Department of International Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations Secretariat, New York, NY 10017. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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