Volume 53 - Number 1 - Spring 1987

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.

53:10832 Gartner, Karla; Otto, Johannes; Tolle, Manfred. Bibliography of German-language demographic literature, 1978-1984. [Bibliographie deutschsprachiger bevolkerungswissenschaftlicher Literatur, 1978-1984.] Materialien zur Bevolkerungswissenschaft, No. 48, 1986. 802 pp. Bundesinstitut fur Bevolkerungsforschung: Wiesbaden, Germany, Federal Republic of. In Ger.
This is the fifth in a series of annotated bibliographies of German-language demographic literature. The present volume contains 681 citations to works published between 1978 and 1984. It covers German-language publications, literature on German-speaking countries (Austria, the Federal Republic of Germany, the German Democratic Republic, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland), works by authors from German-speaking countries, and other items such as reports of conferences held in German-speaking countries. Indexes of personal and corporate authors and a subject index based on the Population Index classification system are included.
For earlier bibliographies in this series, published between 1979 and 1983 and covering the period 1945-1982, see 45:3040, 47:4767, 48:20981, and 49:30744.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

53:10833 International Statistical Institute [ISI] (Voorburg, Netherlands); International Union for the Scientific Study of Population [IUSSP] (Liege, Belgium). Dynamic Data Base: catalogue of survey data files. Jan 1987. 153, [20] pp. Voorburg, Netherlands. In Eng.
This is an introduction to the Dynamic Data Base (DDB), set up jointly by the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). It provides information on the objectives of the DDB, which are primarily to archive and disseminate information on demographic survey data available in machine-readable form, the contents of the data archive, survey research software, the provision of tabulations and analyses, training programs, and publication distribution. A section is included on access procedures to its holdings. Sections are included on data from the World Fertility Surveys (WFS) in developing countries, WFS in developed countries, data from the Contraceptive Prevalence Surveys, and data from other surveys. The detailed catalog of files is presented alphabetically by country.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

53:10834 Larson, Eric M. A partially annotated working bibliography of and guide to publications of the 1920, 1935, 1950, 1960, 1970 and 1981 national population censuses of the Dominican Republic. Texas Population Research Center Papers, Series 8: 1986, No. 8.017, 1986. vi, 37, [31] pp. University of Texas, Texas Population Research Center: Austin, Texas. In Eng.
This is a guide to census publications for the Dominican Republic for the years 1920, 1935, 1950, 1960, 1970, and 1981. The materials are organized by census and "are grouped in four categories: (1) census results; (2) coding and enumerator manuals, census planning documents and miscellaneous; (3) territorial divisions; and (4) agricultural censuses. The latter, while different from population censuses, lists the number of persons according to farm size and similar information."
The entries contain original titles in either English or Spanish with no translations. Where available, comments concerning the reliability of the data source are included, and the location of the materials is noted. A separate section deals with cities and urbanization.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

53:10835 Lebmann, Rosa; Helczmanovszki, Heimold. Austrians working in the fields of population statistics and demography: a biography and bibliography. [Auf dem Gebiete der Bevolkerungsstatistik und Bevolkerungswissenschaft tatige Osterreicher: eine Biographie und Bibliographie.] 1986. vi, 204 pp. Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Institut fur Demographie: Vienna, Austria. In Ger.
This publication contains biographies and bibliographies for 54 Austrians active in the fields of population statistics or demography between the eighteenth and twentieth centuries. For each individual a standard format is used, consisting of some brief information about the person's life and career, followed by separate bibliographies of works by and about that person.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

53:10836 Moore, Gloria; Moore, Ronald. Margaret Sanger and the birth control movement: a bibliography, 1911-1984. ISBN 0-8108-1903-1. LC 86-10119. 1986. xvii, 211 pp. Scarecrow Press: Metuchen, New Jersey/London, England. In Eng.
"The purpose of this retrospective bibliography is to gather into one place the bibliographic citations connected with the birth control movement and Margaret Sanger; only those available through the American public and college libraries are included." The citations are annotated selectively and are arranged in chronological order by year.
Location: Princeton University Library (FST).

53:10837 Petersen, William; Petersen, Renee. Dictionary of demography: terms, concepts, and institutions. ISBN 0-313-24134-1. LC 83-12571. 1986. xviii, 1,154 pp. Greenwood Press: Westport, Connecticut/London, England. In Eng.
This is a general demographic dictionary in two volumes. Its subject scope is the past and present determinants and consequences of population trends throughout the world. It contains 1,484 entries presented in alphabetical order. The entries cover the vocabulary of demography, demographic and related institutions, and the demography of selected countries. Also included are a list of the main reference works cited; a classified list of institutions, organizations, associations, and agencies; and a general index.
For related works by the same authors, published in 1985, see 52:10761 and 52:10762.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

53:10838 Podzimek, Jaroslav. Bibliography of Czechoslovak statistics and demography, 1984. [Bibliografie Ceskoslovenske statistiky a demografie 1984.] Vol. 19, 1985. 150, 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 that was published in Czechoslovakia in 1984. Selected items are provided with abstracts in Czech. The bibliography is organized by topic, with separate sections on statistics and demography. Within each section, books, articles, and data sources are listed separately. An author index is also provided.
For the 1983 issue of this bibliography, published in 1984, see 50:40778.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

53:10839 United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [ESCAP]. Population Division (Bangkok, Thailand). Directory of current population research in the Asia-Pacific region, 1985-1986. No. ST/ESCAP/451, 1986. viii, 129 pp. Bangkok, Thailand. In Eng.
This directory lists research, either ongoing or completed, in the Asian and Pacific region in 1985 and 1986. The focus is on research projects rather than publications. The information presented here was collected by questionnaire and is stored in a computerized data base, where it can be accessed on-line and periodically updated. The information given includes country, name of institution, title of project, area of research, summary, report title, and name and address of principal investigator.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

53:10840 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 1985. [1986]. iii, 216 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 investigations, a list of projects started in 1985, and an overall analysis of trends in government-supported population research.
For a previous edition for fiscal year 1984, see 52:10766.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

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