Volume 52 - Number 4 - Winter 1986

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.

52:40836 Gorska, Joanna. A bibliography of demographic publications in Poland, 1945-1975. [Bibliografia polskiego pismiennictwa demograficznego, 1945-1975.] LC 86-116549. 1985. 551 pp. Glowny Urzad Statystyczny, Centralna Biblioteka Statystyczna: Warsaw, Poland. In Pol.
This is a complete, unannotated bibliography of demographic works published in Poland in book or journal form since 1945. It is organized in two parts: the first 20 sections are devoted to theoretical issues, the study of demography, and demographic problems, with the primary focus on Poland and its regions; the second part contains items about the demography of the rest of the world. Subject and author indexes are included.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:40837 Heilig, Gerhard. The population of Indonesia: an annotated bibliography with a review of recent demographic trends. [Die Bevolkerung Indonesiens: eine kommentierte Bibliographie mit einem Uberblick zur jungsten demographischen Entwicklung.] ISBN 3-496-00011-2. LC 86-142157. 1985. viii, 164 pp. Dietrich Reimer: Berlin, Germany, Federal Republic of. In Eng.
This is a selective bibliography on the demography of Indonesia. It contains approximately 800 titles; the primary focus is on works published in English during the last 20 years. Part 1 consists of an overview of the demographic situation, which includes abbreviated references to the relevant works included in the bibliography. Part 2 consists of a series of indexes to the bibliography, including lists of authors; lists of keywords, both alphabetical and organized by subject; an alphabetical keyword index; and a classification index by topic. Part 3 presents the bibliographic information on the titles included.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:40838 Institute of Developing Economies (Tokyo, Japan). Catalogue of statistical materials of developing countries, 1985. 1986. xxxviii, 513 pp. Tokyo, Japan. In Eng. with sum. in Jpn.
This is the 11th edition of this catalog of the official and unofficial statistical materials published in developing countries. It contains information on 8,152 titles concerning 128 countries. The citations are listed by region, country, and up to nine subject headings, which include Population and labour, and Social statistics and others. For each citation, information is provided on country, publisher, title, volume or series number, and call number.
An appendix listing publications from international organizations and statistical institutions in developed countries is included, as well as an appendix providing a directory of statistical organizations in developing countries.
For the most recent previous edition, published in 1983, see 49:40703.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:40839 Tian, Xueyuan; Liu, Zhaoxiang; Xie, Xiaoke; Cao, Liqun; Chen, Pi-chao. An English-Chinese dictionary of demography. 1985. 446 pp. New World Press: Beijing, China. In Eng; Chi.
"This English-Chinese Dictionary of Demography is primarily designed to fulfill the needs of Chinese researchers, university students and teachers, family planning workers and other people involved in the area of population science who must either read and translate English language materials or render Chinese language materials into English."
The dictionary contains over 6,000 terms in population and related subject areas. It also includes the names of major international population organizations and research institutions. The alphabetical listing of terms in English with their Chinese equivalent is presented first. The Chinese language index is arranged alphabetically according to the pinyin system of romanization. Explanatory notes in Chinese of the main demographic concepts are included.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:40840 United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [ESCAP]. Population Division (Bangkok, Thailand). Directory of population periodicals of the ESCAP Regional Population Information Centre, 1986. Pub. Order No. ST/ESCAP/402. 1986. iv, 173 pp. Bangkok, Thailand. In Eng.
"This Directory provides a listing of population periodicals currently available in the Regional Population Information Centre of ESCAP [U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific]. It was prepared by the ESCAP Population Division to help the government officers, planners, researchers, academicians and librarians of the Asian and Pacific region by providing them with (1) a basic check-list of population periodicals currently being published both within and outside the ESCAP region, and (2) a reference tool for verifying the source data for those periodicals."
The list of population periodicals "includes titles, corporate bodies, publishers, holdings, full addresses of direct sources from whom publications may be obtained, frequency of publication, ISSN numbers (if known), availability status (free, exchange or subscription) and current subscription prices." Country and subject indexes are provided.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

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