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Why the card catalog--a “paper machine” with rearrangeable elements--can be regarded as a precursor of the computer.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Chapter 1. From Library Guides to the Bureaucratic Era
  2. pp. 1-8
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  1. Chapter 2. Temporary Indexing
  2. pp. 9- 24
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  1. Part I. Around 1800
  2. pp. 25-33
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  1. Chapter 3. The First Card Index?
  2. pp. 34-48
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  1. Chapter 4. Thinking in Boxes
  2. pp. 49-68
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  1. Chapter 5. American Arrival
  2. pp. 69-84
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  1. Part II. Around 1900
  2. p. 85
  1. Chapter 6. Institutional Technology Transfer
  2. pp. 87-106
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  1. Chapter 7. Transatlantic Technology Transfer
  2. pp. 107-122
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  1. Chapter 8. Paper Slip Economy
  2. pp. 123-142
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  1. Afterword to the English Edition
  2. pp. 143-144
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 145-180
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  1. References
  2. pp. 181-206
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 207-215
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780262298216
Print ISBN
9780262015899
MARC Record
OCLC
768111302
Pages
224
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
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