Discusses the factors that have contributed to the increasedawareness and use of patents as sources of scientific and technicalinformation. Examines the problems the growth in the number of patentshas caused for traditional paper storage, the use of microform andCDROM as solutions, and other patent services offered by the BritishLibrary. Concludes that the volume of patent documents has been a factorin the neglect of a valuable information source in the past, newservices are helping disseminate the information more widely.
Interlending & Document Supply – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jan 1, 1992
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