Issues in Science and Technology

Number 21
Winter 1999

ARTICLES Theme: Geographic Information Systems and Libraries

Stocking Your GIS Data Library
by Jennifer Stone, University of Washington

Optimizing Web Access to Geospatial Data: The Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository
by Philip Herold, Thomas D. Gale, Thomas P. Turner, Cornell University

GIS in Libraries: An Overview of Concepts and Concerns
by David Deckelbaum, University of California, Los Angeles


Book Reviews Book Reviews
Norma Kobzina, Editor

How to Find Health Information on the Internet by Bruce Maxwell
Reviewed by Cristina Campbell, University of California, Berkeley

How to Write & Present Technical Information by Charles H. Sides
Reviewed by Andrea Kross, Christopher Newport University

American Women in Science: 1950 to the Present by Martha J. Bailey
Reviewed by Julia Gelfand, University of California, Irvine

The History of Geographic Information Systems: Perspectives from the Pioneers edited by Timothy Foresman
Reviewed by Nestor Osorio, Northern Illinois University


RESOURCES Science and Technology Sources on the Internet
Elizabeth W. Brown, Editor

Selected Web Resources in the History of Science
by Marianne Stowell Bracke, University of Houston and Paul J. Bracke, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston


WORKSHOPS Conference Reports
Flora Shrode, Editor

STS Continuing Education Committee
by Mary Markland, Northeast Iowa Medical Education Foundation

STS Forum on Science and Technology Research
by JoAnn DeVries, University of Minnesota

STS Publications Committee
by Janet Hughes, Pennsylvania State University

STS 1999 Program Planning Committee
by Dawn Talbot, University of California, San Diego


REVIEWS AND REPORTS Journal Reviews and Reports
Nestor Osorio, Editor

New Journal of Physics
by John Haynes, Institute of Physics Publishing



Regarding "Science in the Twilight Zone" (Fall 1998)
by Philip Barnett, City College of New York (CUNY)


Andrea L. Duda, University of California, Santa Barbara

Editorial Board:
Elizabeth W. Brown, Johns Hopkins University
Elizabeth Choinski, University of Mississippi
Karen Croneis, Washington University
Norma Kobzina,University of California, Berkeley
Nestor Osorio, Northern Illinois University
Flora Shrode, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Daryl Youngman, Kansas State University


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