A Century of Science Publishing: A Collection of Essays by Einar H. Fredriksson

By Einar H. Fredriksson

Publishers and observers of the technology publishing scene remark in essay shape on key advancements in the course of the twentieth century. the dimensions of the worldwide examine attempt and its commercial association have led to colossal raises within the released quantity, in addition to new ideas for its dealing with. the previous languages of technological know-how verbal exchange, like Latin and German, have given approach to English. The domination of eu technology sooner than global conflict II has been by means of huge efforts in North the US and the some distance East. The roots of the nationwide Library of medication lie within the US military clinical library, the U.S. conflict attempt gave upward push to hypertext, and the U.S. safety response to the Soviet Sputnik ended in the web. the eu invention of the net has additionally replaced the technological know-how publishing scene long ago few years. a few attribute publishing companies, advertisement and society owned, are defined in a sequence of articles. those are by way of research of advancements and attainable alterations to come back. capabilities of publishers, librarians and brokers are introduced into context. the way forward for publishing is being debated on open channels, whereas the historic size enter are often missing.

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Against this background, Ohmsha and Ohm Bookstore expanded their operations rapidly. Ohmsha successively published new magazines titled Electronics, Denki To Koji (Electricity and Electrical Work), MOL and Setsubi To Kanri (Facilities and 41 Chapter 4 Control). The first issues of some of these magazines were reprinted, thanks to positive requests from readers. To satisfy increased public interest in nuclear energy, Ohmsha published Genshiro Note (Reactor Note), Genshikaku Kogaku Sokutei Gijutu (Measurement Technologies in Nuclear Engineering) and Genshikaku Kogaku Nyumon (Intro-duction to Nuclear Engineering) in 1955.

S. Ohm’s death at the Yamaha Hall in Ginza. This year Ohmsha published Georg Simon Ohm — Sono Shogai To Gyoseki (Georg Simon Ohm — His Life and Achievements), Denki Gijutsusha No Tameno Jidoseigyo (Automatic Control Technology for Electrical Engineers), Sokuryo Gijutsu Binran (Surveying Techniques Handbook) and Musen Kogaku Handbook (Radio Engineering Handbook) as well as the bestselling Ohm paperback, Jidoseigyo Nyumon (Introduction to Automatic Control). 1955: The Japan Society of Electrical Engineers was established and its secretariat located in the Ohmsha office.

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