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Too much to know : managing scholarly information before the modern age / Ann M. Blair.

By: Blair, Ann, 1961-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, c2010Description: xv, 397 p. : ill., facsims. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780300112511 (alk. paper); 0300112513 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Reference books, Latin -- Europe -- History -- 16th century | Reference books, Latin -- Europe -- History -- 17th century | Reference books -- History | Communication in learning and scholarship -- Europe -- History -- 16th century | Communication in learning and scholarship -- Europe -- History -- 17th century | Note-taking -- History | Bibliography -- Europe -- History -- 16th century | Bibliography -- Europe -- History -- 17th century | Europe -- Intellectual life -- 16th century | Europe -- Intellectual life -- 17th centuryDDC classification:
Contents:
Information management in comparative perspective -- Note-taking as information management -- Reference genres and their finding devices -- Compilers, their motivations and methods -- The impact of early printed reference books.
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Book (Reference) Science Museum London
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Science & Technology Studies Collection 002:93 BLAIR (Browse shelf) Not For Loan 2402445432

Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-379) and index.

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