Volume 54 - Number 2 - Summer 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.

54:20881 Crispell, Diane. The world of demographic data. Database, Vol. 10, No. 2, Apr 1987. 36-43 pp. Weston, Connecticut. In Eng.
This is a review of U.S. government and private sector sources of demographic data in machine-readable form. Although the focus is on demographic data for business purposes, information is included on bibliographic data bases. The addresses of vendors and details of subject areas covered in each data base are provided.
Correspondence: D. Crispell, American Demographics, P.O. Box 68, Ithaca, NY 14851. Location: New York Public Library.

54:20882 Hungary. Kozponti Statisztikai Hivatal. Konyvtar es Dokumentacios Szolgalat (Budapest, Hungary). Sources of statistical data: bibliography, 1945-1985. [Statisztikai adatforrasok: bibliografia, 1945-1985/Istochniki statisticheskikh dannykh: bibliografiya, 1945-1985.] ISBN 963-340-826-1. 1987. 431 pp. Budapest, Hungary. In Eng; Rus; Hun.
This is a bibliography listing official Hungarian statistical publications issued between 1945 and 1985, including more than 1,500 titles published by the Central Statistical Office and its regional and related institutions. The unannotated entries are organized alphabetically by title in chapters under five headings: economic, social, regional, and international statistical publications, and statistical activities and organizations. In the section on social statistical publications, titles are included on population censuses, microcensuses, vital statistics, social structure, mobility, social behavior, living standards, environment, social services, health, and education. A title index, in Hungarian only, is included.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

54:20883 Institut du Sahel. Reseau Sahelien d'Information et de Documentation Scientifiques et Techniques (Bamako, Mali). The population of the Sahel region: an annotated bibliography, 1960-1986. [La population de la region du Sahel: bibliographie annotee, 1960-86.] Population in Africa: Country Bibliography Series/Population en Afrique: Series Bibliographiques par Pays, No. 2, 1987. viii, 210 pp. U.N. Economic Commission for Africa [ECA], Population Division, Population Information Network for Africa [POPIN-AFRICA]: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In Eng; Fre.
This is the second in a planned series of bibliographies on population in Africa. It contains 355 annotated bibliographic citations to the population literature for the period 1960-1987 concerning the Sahel region (including Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Chad, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, and Senegal). The bibliography is organized by subject. Indexes by subject, geographic area, institution, and author are included. Information is also provided on the location of the items cited. The citations are in either French or English.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

54:20884 O'Brien, Jacqueline W.; Wasserman, Steven R.; Clansky, Kenneth. Statistics sources, 1988: a subject guide to data on industrial, business, social, educational, financial, and other topics for the United States and internationally. 11th ed. ISBN 0-8103-4398-3. LC 84-82356. 1987. xxxiv, 2,622 pp. Gale Research Company: Detroit, Michigan. In Eng.
This is a two-volume general reference guide to sources of data on statistics. It is organized alphabetically by subject. The citations are to both publications and organizations from which statistics are available. In general, those seeking demographic data are referred to the statistical publications of the United Nations.
Location: Princeton University Library (SSRC).

54:20885 Podzimek, Jaroslav. Bibliography of Czechoslovak statistics and demography, 1986. [Bibliografie Ceskoslovenske statistiky a demografie 1986.] Vol. 21, 1987. 158, vii pp. Vyzkumny Ustav Socialne Ekonomickych Informaci a Automatizace v Rizeni: Prague, Czechoslovakia. In Cze.
This is a selective listing of the literature on statistics and demography published in Czechoslovakia in 1986. Selected items are provided with abstracts in Czech. The bibliography is organized by topic separately for statistics and demography. An author index is included. The table of contents is in Russian, English, and German.
For the 1985 issue of this bibliography, published in 1986, see 54:10855.
Correspondence: VUSEI Information Centre Library, Federal Office of Statistics, Sokolovska 142, 186 00 Prague 8, Czechoslovakia. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

54:20886 Shiel, Suzanne. Annotated bibliography of Canadian demography: 1987 update. 1988. iii, 38 pp. University of Western Ontario, Centre for Canadian Population Studies: London, Canada. In Eng.
This is the fourth annual update to the bibliography on Canadian population studies compiled by Lokky Wai, Suzanne Shiel, and T. R. Balakrishnan. It includes 180 items published in 1986 and 1987, together with brief abstracts. A subject index is provided.
For a previous update, published in 1987, see 53:20788.
Correspondence: S. Shiel, Centre for Canadian Population Studies, University of Western Ontario, London N6A 5C2, Canada. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

54:20887 United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [ESCAP]. Population Division (Bangkok, Thailand). Directory of population experts in Asia and the Pacific: 1987 supplement. No. ST/ESCAP/551, 1987. xxvi, 323 pp. Bangkok, Thailand. In Eng.
This a revised and updated version of a directory of population experts in Asia and the Pacific; it was originally published in 1984. The first part of the directory presents information on population experts by specialization or area of expertise. The main part lists the experts in alphabetical order by surname, together with a profile containing relevant personal information, qualifications, areas of expertise, employment, and published work.
Correspondence: Chief, Population Information Section, Population Division, United Nations Building, Rajadamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok 10200, Thailand. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

54:20888 Wanzagi, Dorica E. Maternal child health and family planning in Tanzania: a bibliography. LC 87-981043. [1987?]. iii, 51 pp. Tanzania Library Services Board: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Tanzania National Documentation Centre: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In Eng.
This annotated bibliography is concerned with maternal and child health and family planning in Tanzania. It is primarily composed of materials published in Tanzania, together with a few foreign-produced items. There are 228 items organized under chapters on social, religious, and legal aspects; maternal and child health programs; nutrition and feeding; and maternal and child health education and training. An author index is included.
Correspondence: Tanzania National Documentation Centre, National Central Library, U.W.T. Street, P.O. Box 9283, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

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