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Dictionary of Scientific Principles

Stephen Marvin (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-14680-4
631 pages
January 2011
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Dictionary of Scientific Principles presents a unique and timeless collection of (almost) all known rules or laws commonly called principles, identified throughout the history of scientific development, their definition, and use. Exploring a broad range of disciplines, the book first lists more than 2,000 principles organized in a standard alphabetical order, then provides a list of subject headings for which related principles are identified. A staple addition to every library, the dictionary will also be of interest to scientists and general readers.
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Table of Contents



Notes to the Reader.

Principles - Definitions.

Principles - Applications.

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Author Information

Stephen Marvin is the Reference Coordinator at West Chester University and an adjunct professor at the graduate library school of Clarion University. He has worked with Dialog as business services coordinator as well as director of the Dr. Michael Margolies Coatesville Area Public Library. Marvin has obtained several grants to provide guidelines to library consortia in Latin America and copyright training in China. His recent presentations on library consortia development include mentoring and guidelines in Latin America and cooperation between academia, archives, and museums.
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