Volume 55 - Number 2 - Summer 1989

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.

55:20772 Kwafo-Akoto, Kate O. Dissertations submitted at the Regional Institute for Population Studies, 1972-1987: an annotated bibliography. RIPS Bibliography Series, No. 2, Aug 1988. 200 pp. University of Ghana, Regional Institute for Population Studies [RIPS]: Legon, Ghana. In Eng.
This is an annotated bibliography of the dissertations on population topics that were presented during the period 1982-1987 to the Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS) at the University of Ghana in Legon. The work is organized by topic, including data sources, general population, population distribution, population size and growth, mortality and morbidity, health, fertility, nuptiality and the family, migration, urbanization, demographic and economic interrelations, rural development, and population policy. Citations are arranged alphabetically by author within these topics. An author index is provided. The primary geographical focus is on Africa.
Correspondence: RIPS, University of Ghana, P.O. Box 96, Legon, Ghana. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:20773 Podzimek, Jaroslav. Bibliography of Czechoslovak statistics and demography, 1987. [Bibliografie Ceskoslovenske statistiky a demografie 1987.] Vol. 22, 1988. 163, vi pp. Vyzkumny Ustav Socialne Ekonomickych Informaci a Automatizace v Rizeni: Prague, Czechoslovakia. In Cze.
This is a two-part bibliography of the literature on statistics and demography published in Czechoslovakia in 1987. The citations are organized separately for statistics and demography, and are divided into books and monographs, journal articles and data sources. Selected items are provided with abstracts in Czech. The table of contents is in English, German, and Russian.
For the 1986 edition of this bibliography, published in 1987, see 54:20885.
Correspondence: VUSEI Information Centre Library, Federal Office of Statistics, Sokolovska 142, 186 00 Prague 8, Czechoslovakia. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:20774 Population Center Foundation (Manila, Philippines). Union catalog of population literature in Philippine libraries. Second supplement. LC 87-410725. 1986. xvi, 430 pp. Manila, Philippines. In Eng.
This is the second supplement to the Union Catalog of Population Literature in Philippine Libraries, originally published in 1979. It covers materials published from 1982 to 1985 that are available in 56 Philippine libraries. Information is included on the location of items.
For the publication to which this is a supplement, published in 1979, see 50:20751.
Location: U.S. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

55:20775 Pressat, Roland. A dictionary of demography. [Diccionario de demografia.] Colleccion Ciencias Geograficas, No. 11, ISBN 84-281-0597-9. 1987. 248 pp. Oikos-Tau: Barcelona, Spain. In Spa.
This volume, a Spanish version of the original French-language demographic dictionary compiled by Roland Pressat, contains defined demographic terms arranged in alphabetical order together with a Spanish-French and French-Spanish dictionary of terms. A system of cross-references to other relevant terms listed in the dictionary is also provided.
Translated from the French by D. Bas and J. Garcia-Bosch.
For the original French edition, published in 1979, see 46:1748.
Correspondence: Oikos-Tau, Apartado 5347, Vilassa de Mar, 08080 Barcelona, Spain. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:20776 United Nations Population Fund [UNFPA] (New York, New York). Directory of training courses in family planning and maternal and child health. Feb 1989. xiii, 335 pp. New York, New York. In Eng.
This is the first edition of a directory to family planning and maternal and child health training courses around the world. The information primarily concerns short-term courses offered in 1988 and 1989 in clinical training; information, education, and communication training; management training; other types of training; and trainer instruction. Indexes are included on organizations, language of courses, and region.
Correspondence: UNFPA, 220 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:20777 United Nations. Centro Latinoamericano de Demografia [CELADE] (Santiago, Chile); Programa Latinoamericano de Actividades en Poblacion [PROLAP] (Buenos Aires, Argentina). Information on population for development in Latin America and the Caribbean. [Informacion sobre poblacion para el desarrollo en America Latina y el Caribe.] CELADE Serie E, No. 33; LC/DEM/G.71, Dec 1988. 133 pp. Santiago, Chile. In Spa. with sum. in Eng.
This publication is the product of a joint CELADE-PROLAP seminar held in Santiago, Chile, July 28-31, 1987, at which the Latin American and Caribbean regional component of POPIN, the worldwide population information network, was set up. This regional network is to be called IPALCA (Informacion sobre Poblacion para America Latina y el Caribe) and will be developed under the joint leadership of CELADE and PROLAP. The meeting brought together 58 representatives from 17 countries in the region who discussed ways of consolidating and collaborating with regard to demographic data and information. A list of recommendations for future action is included.
Correspondence: CELADE, Edificio Naciones Unidas, Avenida Dag Hammarskjold, Casilla 91, Santiago, Chile. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:20778 United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia [ESCWA] (Baghdad, Iraq); International Union for the Scientific Study of Population [IUSSP] (Liege, Belgium). Trilingual demographic dictionary. [Lexique demographique trilingue.] No. 88-0147, Pub. Order No. E/ESCWA/Pop/88/3. [1988]. vii, 214, [115] pp. Baghdad, Iraq. In Eng; Fre; Ara.
This trilingual demographic dictionary is based on the English, French, and Arabic versions of the Multilingual Demographic Dictionary. It is in three parts: English-French-Arabic, French-English-Arabic, and Arabic-English-French. The appropriate four- or five-digit reference number from the Multilingual Demographic Dictionary is included for each term.
Correspondence: UNESCWA, P.O. Box 27, Baghdad, Iraq. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:20779 United States. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development [NICHD]. Office of Planning and Evaluation (Bethesda, Maryland); United States. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development [NICHD]. Center for Population Research (Bethesda, Maryland); United States. Interagency Committee on Population Research (Washington, D.C.). Population Sciences: inventory and analysis of federal population research, fiscal year 1987. [1989?]. iii, 219 pp. U.S. National Institutes of Health [NIH]: Bethesda, Maryland. In Eng.
This report lists population research projects supported by the U.S. federal government, together with an index of investigators, a list of projects started in 1987, and an overall analysis of trends in government-supported population research. "The scope of the Inventory encompasses a broad spectrum of research in the biological, medical, social and behavioral sciences and covers all projects--grants and contracts, intramural and extramural--in which population research constitutes a major substantive category, classified according to the principal focus of the research."
For a previous edition for fiscal year 1985, see 53:10840.
Correspondence: NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

55:20780 Zimmerman, Diana; Avrin, Nancy; Della Cava, Olha. A directory of international migration study centers, research programs and library resources. ISBN 0-934733-18-X. LC 86-28418. 1987. ix, 299 pp. Center for Migration Studies: Staten Island, New York. In Eng.
This is a directory of migration study centers, research programs, and library resources around the world. The directory is organized geographically by major region and alphabetically by country within regions. Information is included on "the structure, staff, size and location of centers/programs concerned with international migration, as well as their current projects, research activities, publications and library resources." A geographical and title index is included.
Correspondence: Center for Migration Studies, 209 Flagg Place, Staten Island, NY 10304-1148. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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