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SEARCH SERVICE is one of our specialties. Foreign books and periodicals, current and out of print. Albert J. Phiebig, Box 532, White Plains, N.Y.


COLONIAL BOOK SERVICE—Specialists in supplying the out-of-print books as listed in all library indices. (Granger poetry: Essay and General Literature; Shaw; Standard; Fiction; Biography; Lamont; Speech; etc.) Catalogues on request. Want lists invited. 23 East 4th St., New York 3, N.Y.

WANT LISTS get prompt attention, wide search, reasonable prices from International Bookfinders, Box 3003-CRL, Beverly Hills, California.


PERIODICALS—sets, files, numbers—bought, sold, exchanged. Microcard reprints of rare files. Catalogues, & buying lists. J. S. Canner Inc., Dept. ACRL, Boston 20, Mass.


MULTILINGUAL BIBLIOGRAPHIES—composition by expert linguist on IBM Composer. Nyqvist, 3468 Cowper Ct., Palo Alto, Calif.

MALE, AGE 35, married. B.A., M.A. ed., M.S.L.S. Experience: 2 yrs. in large high school, over 3,000 students. 1 yr. head of branch library in large mideastern metropolitan city system, branch has circulation of 200,000+ per annum. Seeking position in academic library, no geographic preference, salary open for proper position. Box 732, CRL, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago 60611.

BOOK SELECTION LIBRARIAN, M.L.S., 6 years professional experience, 2 years with non-printed media. Some archival training. Likes research. Male supervisor only. Avail. Sept. 1968. Will relocate. Box 733, CRL, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago 60611.


LIBRARIANS Community College, 25 minutes from N.Y.C. and all cultural benefits, opening in September, planning a computerized library. Immediate opening for: CATALOGER (opportunity to become head of technical services), ACQUISITION, REFERENCE & CIRCULATION Librarians. Two years experience and administrative ability required for the first two positions. Faculty salary scale with rank and benefits. Experience in computer application not required, but favorable attitude and willingness to learn is necessary. Write Box 734, CRL, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago 60611.

LARGE COLLEGE LIBRARY, NYC. ACQUISITION LIBRARIAN, Gifts: some experience preferred. Position will be open 9/1/68, at the instructor rank. As of 10/1/68, the salary will be $10,050. Work week 35 hours, 30 during the summer. 6 week paid vacation, choice of paid health plans. MLS from accredited library school required. STATE FULL DETAILS OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE IN REPLY. Box 735, CRL, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago 60611.

LIBRARY AUTOMATION AND SYSTEMS SPECIALIST to coordinate the automation developmental activities at the University of Colorado Libraries. Projects presently underway are circulation and reserve, accounting, and other technical services activities. Experience: Library systems work two (2) years, familiarity with computer systems necessary; programming experience desirable but not absolutely essential. Benefits: Salary range $13,000 to $16,000 depending on experience; faculty status, TIAA-CREF retirement program, sick leave, one month’s vacation, eligibility for faculty fellowships, transportation paid to one professional meeting each year. Contact Mr. Richard M. Dougherty, Associate Director of Libraries, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80302.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Library of Medical Sciences, Chicago. Two positions open, 5th year Library School degree, salary dependent on qualifications, minimum $7,600, month vacation, retirement system, academic rank. CATALOGER, science subject training desirable, experience not required. CIRCULATION LIBRARIAN, experience necessary, administrative position. Write: Wilma Troxel, Director, University of Illinois, Library of Medical Sciences, 1853 West Polk Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612, Telephone 312-663-7332.

REFERENCE ASSISTANT:One-year position available starting September 1, 1968. MLS preferred. Minimum $6200. Faculty status, 4 weeks vacation, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, major medical, life insurance and other fringe benefits. Would consider making this half-time position for graduate student in Chicago area library school. Apply Dr. William R. Lansberg, Director of Libraries, Roosevelt University, 430 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60605 (312) WA 2-3580.

IT’S STILL HAPPENING AND WE STILL NEED HELP.We’ve interviewed many interesting persons but our System Resources Librarian’s position is still available. A creative and stimulating professional life can be yours as you assist in selecting materials and developing a cooperative selection and acquisition policy for the DUPAGE LIBRARY SYSTEM of 21 public libraries in the Chicago metropolitan area. Headquarters office and headquarters library conveniently located in Wheaton on commuter line 45 minutes to loop. Directly responsible to the System Director, but will develop program by working with staffs of member libraries. Beginning salary up to $10,000. If you have imagination, understanding, some supervisory experience, knowledge of acquisition sources, wide book knowledge and talent for organization call, write, wire or come to see Alice E. McKinley, Executive Director of the DuPage Library System, 330 South Reber Street, Wheaton, Illinois 60187 (Tel: 312 653–6457).

FOREMANrequired for The Newberry Library Bindery. An intensive conservation program, requiring varied binding of a high standard, calls for a person wth unusual adaptability to meet each problem in the best way. State background and salary requirements. Reply to Technical Department, The Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois 6Ö610.

AN EXPANDING PRIVATE COLLEGEneeds an Assistant Librarian. Duties include bibliographic searching, compiling monthly records, assisting in the supervision of student assistants, and processing of Library of Congress catalog cards. Bachelor’s degree required, with courses in Library Science and audio-visual instruction desirable. Liberal fringe benefits. Position available September 1968. Starting salary, $6,000. Apply Head Librarian, Pestalozzi Froebel Teachers College, Chicago, Illinois 60601.

CAREERSfor young and ambitious library school graduates with strong academic backgrounds in a major university library in a pleasant Midwestern town. Vacancies in the acquisitions, cataloging, government publications, and serials departments, and in the education, mathematics, and medical libraries. Faculty status and exceptional fringe benefits including Social Security, TIAA (15% plan), and life, disability, and major medical increases. Starting salaries from $7,700 to $9,000. Apply to the Director, University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa 52240.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA.Headship of Reader Service (Reference) department now available; will keep open reasonable time for right person. Department of 7 professionals, 3 non-professionals; Library degree and several years of reference, administrative experince desired. Faculty status. TIAA, CREF, insurance, other benefits. Beginning salary $10,000-$13,000, depending upon education, experience. University enrollment 8,500. Library has 300,000 volumes, staff of 48, budget of $700,000. New building. For full information write and/or send credentials to Donald O. Rod, Director of Library Services, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613.

HEAD OF TECHNICAL SERVICESto direct order, serials and cataloging activities of college library converting to LC classification. Degree from ALA-accredited school, and professional experience at supervisory level essential. Usual benefits. Library collection of 125,000 volumes. Department staff of eight. Undergraduate liberal arts college for women, midway between Boston and Providence. Apply: Miss Hilda F. Harris, Librarian, Wheaton College, Norton, Mass. 02766.

CATALOGER:Immediate opening in expanding Liberal Arts College Library of 50,000 vols. in L.C. classification. To supervise 1 assistant and students. Faculty status, 11-month contract, and generous fringe benefits. Accredited L.S. degree required. Salary and rank dependent on education and experience qualifications. Attractive new building, congenial surroundings on campus convenient to Boston expressway. Write: Mrs. Carol E. Fraser, Library Director, Stonehill College, North Easton, Mass. 02356.

SCIENCE LIBRARIAN:Oakland University requires a Science Librarian who will be responsible for science reference services, will assist in the selection and building of the science collection, and will maintain liaison with science faculty. A Bachelor’s degree with a science concentration and a Master’s degree in Librarianship from an accredited school are required. The salary range is from $8,500 to $10,000, depending upon education and experience. Kresge Library is located twenty-five miles from Detroit in beautiful surroundings. Send resume to: W. Royce Butler, University Librarian, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan 48063.

SOCIAL SCIENCE LIBRARIAN:A new position. To head up a newly established Social Science Division at the fastest growing University Library in Western Michigan. We are interested in an imaginative working administrator-bibliographer, who can develop collections, deal with faculty and students, and able to train supporting staff. This is an opportunity to work in a unique public service area. Plenty of room for creative and imaginative ideas to be introduced. Faculty rank and faculty status. Salary open and competitive. Generous fringe benefits. Kalamazoo is a pleasant city and a cultural center itself. Has excellent freeway connections in all directions and is two hours driving time from such major cities as Detroit and Chicago. Position available after September 1, 1968. Please send your application and curriculum vitae or call: Peter Spyers-Duran, Director of Libraries, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001. 616/383- 1847.

ADELPHI UNIVERSITY LIBRARY (1) Catalog Librarian (2) Reference Librarian. MLS degree required. New air-conditioned building designed by R. J. Neutra. University within commuting distance of New York City. 35 hour week, 32/2 during summer. Month’s vacation, TIAA/CREF; other benefits including faculty status and sabbaticals. Starting salary: $7,200. Apply to Miss D. Nora Gallagher, Director of Libraries, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York 11530.

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.Openings for DEPARTMENT HEAD AND SUBJECT SPECIALIST. HEAD CATALOGER. Must be experienced in automation, cataloging and must be receptive to new ideas. Open September 1, 1968. Salary $12,000. EDUCATION SUBJECT SPECIALIST. Strong background in education and social sciences. Supervisory experience. Salary $10,000 plus. MSLS from accredited Library School. Experience required. Excellent fringe benefits including educational benefits. Apply: Mrs. Elizabeth S. Newlove, Syracuse University Library, Syracuse, New York 13210.

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN.Liberal arts college of 1400 students. Holdings 97,000 vols. 5 professionals, 4 non-professionals on staff. Position now open, salary $7,500-$8,500, M.L.S. or equivalent. One month vacation, M academic vacations. Faculty status, TIAA, major medical and other group benefits. Apply: J. B. Armstrong, Librarian, Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio 43762.

ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN:Help develop a library for the new Hamilton Campus of Miami Univ. Establish reference services, assume administrative duties in librarian’s absence. Ideal for young M.L.S. looking for more responsibility. Salary: $7,000-up. Apply: Jean M. Lucas, Librarian, Miami University-Hamilton, Hamilton, Ohio 45011. 513–529–6889.

UNDERGRADUATE LIBRARIAN,$10,000-$12,000, depending on qualifications. Miami University, founded in 1809, has an enrollment of 11,000 and a library of over 500,000 volumes and offers accredited doctorates in 8 subjects. Oxford is a sylvan university town near Hueston Woods state park and 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati. Apply to John Weatherford, Assoc. Dir. & University Librarian, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056.

CATALOGER,$7,600 and up, depending on qualifications. Miami University, founded in 1809, has an enrollment of 11,000 and a library of over 500,000 volumes and offers accredited doctorates in 8 subjects. Oxford is a sylvan university town near Hueston Woods state park and 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati. Apply to John Weatherford, Assoc. Dir. & University Librarian, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056.

BIBLIOGRAPHIC CONTROL DIVISION HEADresponsible for controlling access to inprocess materials in large University Library. Duties include: training and supervision of professionals, searchers and student assistants in searching and precataloging. Requirements: 5th year library degree, min. of 2 years previous experience. Salary commensurate with experience and education. Send vita with 3 references to: Personnel Librarian, Pennsylvania State University Libraries, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802.

ASSISTANT CATALOGER(with some work in reference) in liberal arts college library located in beautiful and historic rural setting near eastern metropolitan centers. Participant in active 10-college library cooperative program. 5th year library degree. Salary depends on qualifications and experience. Attractive fringe benefits. Apply: Mrs. Lillian H. Smoke, Librarian, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pa. 17325.

DOCUMENTS REFERENCE LIBRARIANresponsible for collection of U.S., Pa., international governmental documents, and legal reference materials in large University Library. Duties include development and coordination of collection; provision of documental and legal reference service; supervision of professionals and clericals. Requirements: 5th year library degree, min. of 3 years appropriate and supervisory experience. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Good benefits, faculty status. Send vita with 3 references to: Personnel Librarian, The Pennsylvania State University Libraries, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802.

SERIALS CATALOGERresponsible for all serials cataloging in large University Library. Duties include: training and supervision of professional and non-professionals using LC copy; original cataloging in LC classification. Requirements: 5th year library degree, min. of 1 year previous serial catalog experience. Salary adjusted for experience and education. Good benefits, faculty status. Send vita with 3 references to: Personnel Librarian, The Pennsylvania State University Libraries, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802.

HEAD LIBRARIANfor the Dubois Campus of the Pennsylvania State University. Campus has delightful rural setting, about 450 full-time students. Part of a growing & innovative library system. 5th-year library degree required, plus experience. Good benefits, salary depends on experience and qualifications. Apply to: Personnel Librarian, The Pennsylvania State University Libraries, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802.

THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE,Knoxville. Two positions, reference and cataloging. Foreign language competency and experience desirable for the cataloging position. Library of Congress classification. Write to Ruth C. Ringo, Associate Director. Zip 37916.

HEAD CATALOG LIBRARIANwith experience at the university or research library level and the ability to direct staff of professionals and assistants. Starting salary at least $12,000. New building, good fringe benefits. Write Hardin Craig, Jr., Librarian, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77001.

SERIALS CATALOGERwith experience at the university library level and with LC classification. Knowledge of languages desirable. Starting salary of $800 per mo. Houston cost of living lowest of any major city. Write Hardin Craig, Jr., Librarian, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77001.

CHEMICAL,librarian. The Shell Companies have an opening in the San Francisco Bay Area, and another in New York, for a chemical librarian. San Francisco Bay Area: Library serving major industrial research laboratory seeks individual to take charge of all public services, including scientific and bibliographic reference, and to assist in planning and implementing utilization of new methods of handling scientific and technical information. New York: Cataloging, reference, and literature searching on behalf of management and technical personnel engaged in research and development, engineering, sales, and market research. Requirements: BS in Chemistry, MLS preferred. 0 to 5 years experience. Shell’s employee benefits include a libreral education assistance program. If interested in these positions, please send a complete resume to Q. C. Stanberry, Recruitment Representative, Dept. RL, The Shell Companies, Box 2099, Houston 77001. An equal opportunity employer.

VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTEhas openings for a reference librarian and catalogers. Fifth year degree from ALA accredited library school required. Salary range $6,700- $8,400 depending on experience. Apply to: Frank C. Shirk, Library Director, V.P.I., Blacksburg, Va. 24061.

HEAD LIBRARIAN.Person chosen will organize move of small college library (36,000 volumes) into new facility and will plan and direct rapid and vigorous growth which move will allow. Salary $9,000-$ll,000. Apply: Robert V. Cramer; President; Northland College; Ashland, Wisconsin 54806.

SIR GEORGE WILLIAMS UNIVERSITYinvites applications for the following positions: Head of Cataloguing. This senior position requires a dynamic person with several years of experience and demonstrated administrative ability, who is flexible and eager to introduce innovation. Knowledge of EDP applications an asset. Annual acquisitions rate of over 50,000 volumes. Department staff establishment of 38 includes 12 librarians. Reclassification from Dewey to LC nearing completion. Salary range begins at $9,300 with allowance for experience. Cataloguers. Experience in H or P classes of LC or in reclassification from Dewey preferred but not essential. Salary range $7,000-$10,500. Science and Engineering Library Reference Librarian. This position involves providing reference service to students and faculty, participating in the selection of books, periodicals, standards, technical reports and other relevant library materials in the subject fields of science and engineering, supervising relevant clerical operations and staff, and assisting the Science and Engineering Librarian. There is a fulltime staff of three librarians and six assistants. Academic background in engineering or science would be an asset and at least two years working experience in a science and/or engineering library is essential. Salary range $7,000-$10,500. For all positions consideration will be given for special qualifications and relevant library experience. Graduation from an accredited library school is required. Staff benefits include one month’s paid vacation, pension plan, group life insurance, and health insurance. An analysis of library systems is in progress. Stimulating, congenial atmosphere, 35-hour week; full-time staff of 116. Address letter of application and resume of education and experience to: University Librarian, Sir George Williams University, 1435 Drummond St., Montreal 25, Quebec, or telephone 514-879-2820.

14 Good Reasons Why You Should Spend $1250 a Year for a Permuterm® Subject Index

1MULTI-ENTRY INDEXING The key to PSI™ indexing is title indexing in-depth by presenting alphabetized entries for every possible pairing of words in titles and subtitles.

2SPEED AND FLEXIBILITY PSI’s A technique of pairing words enables the user to locate any combination of terms quickly without having to examine a number of irrelevant items under a particular term.

3 SPECIFICITY AND SELECTIVITY PSI searches involving a single term are quick and efficient. Searches involving two or more terms are especially easy, as simple as an alphabetical look-up. Terms may even be used to exclude certain types of information.

4 UNIQUENESS The PSI is a “natural language” indexing system based on the real language of science, the current living vocabulary used today by publishing authors, not indexers.

5 COMPREHENSIVENESS The PSI policy of indexing all articles within a journal, regardless of discipline, prevents coverage gaps associated with the selective subject indexes.

6 JOURNAL SELECTION The PSI selection of important journals in all important fields is based, in part, on highly accurate citation analyses of their articles, not a mindless lifting of titles from other lists.

7MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCOPE The PSI covers over 90 disciplines, categorizing the journals by subject and by country.

8 EXTENSIVE COVERAGE The PSI for 1967 covers 300,000 scientific and technological items.

9 SOURCE IDENTIFICATION All the source items are listed alphabetically by author in the accompanying Source Index. The source material identifies type of items as well as all co-authors and includes full bibliographic details.

10CROSS-REFERENCED AUTHORS Comprehensive cross-references are provided for every co-author. Thus, all current articles by a given author can be identified in one place in the Source Index.

11CALENDAR YEAR COVERAGE The PSI is a calendar year index and, for the journals covered, includes all items published and available by the end of the year.

12TRANSLATION Foreign language titles are indexed under the corresponding English terms. Judicious manmachine editing has been applied as much as possible to standardize spelling variations.

13RELIABILITY The PSI is produced by ISI, leader in producing proven information retrieval and dissemination services.

14SAVINGS If you're already a subscriber to the Science Citation Index,® you can save an extra $550. The price of the PSI to SCI® subscribers is a low $700.

And there is more. Find out for yourself. Write today to Dept. 101-91 .We’ll send details, information and sample formats.

Did You Know that SCI is Available to You Now for an Average of $1000 per Year?

When we first announced the publication of Science Citation Index,® skeptics said that it couldn’t be done—that we could not maintain the initial low cost of $1250 per year for SCI.® Contrary to this pessimistic prognosis, ISI has, in effect, reduced the price of SCI by 20%. When you purchase a five-year run of SCI for 1964-1968, including the quarterlies for 1968, you pay only an average $1000 for each year. The arithmetic is simple: you pay the same price for the 1968 SCI as when it started in 1964—-$1250— but you get the 1964 and 1965 editions at half-price, saving $1250 in all. In other words, you get those five years of SCI for the price of four—a total discount of 20%. And consider this: Although the price in 1968 is the same-—$1250—as in 1964, the number of journals covered by SCI has tripled —an increase from 700 in 1964 to over 2000 in 1968!

Each calendar-year edition of SCI is a completely different and permanently valuable reference tool. Each quarterly alone is a storehouse of information (and the quarterly issues can also be used in satellite libraries). Each annual is truly a record of the year’s research— the only calendar-year index published.

Don’t be misled by false claims—SCI is the only index for science published based on the concept of citation indexing. ISI invented the SCI. SCI is the only index in which you can trace the path of related scientific ideas through the years and across the arbitrary boundaries imposed by conventional classification systems and title indexing.!

The fact that the 1968 SCI will contain over two million citation access points might seem meaningless in itself, were it not indicative of the orderly way in which this large reservoir of interdisciplinary data has been made available to you. Each access point represents an avenue of approach into the current scientific literature—a starting point in a search—that enables you to extract precisely that information which is most relevant to each of your scientist’s particular needs—time and time again.

A recent article by C. C. Spencer illustrates the unique role of SCI in the library. “Subject Searching with Science Citation Index: Preparation of a Drug Bibliography Using Chemical Abstracts, Index Medicus, and Science Citation Index1961 and 1964’’ can be found in American Documentation, Vol. 18, No. 2, pages 87-96 (1967).

A final word of caution to forward-looking librarians: We all resent the high charges made for reprinted editions of important bibliographical works. So don’t wait until SCI is out of print. We do not have an inexhaustible supply. Indeed, SCI sales have exceeded our expectations and supplies will be exhausted within the next few years.

Now is the time for you to act. If you are planning a new library, reserve your SCI set now.

† We ought to know. We also publish the largest title index in the world. (It’s called Permuterm® and it’s sold to our SCI customers at a special discount.)

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