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Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1969 April; 57(2): 130–150.
PMCID: PMC197374

Selected List of Books and Journals for the Small Medical Library *


This updated list of 398 books and 141 journals is intended as a selection aid for the small library of a hospital, medical society, clinic, or similar organization. Books and journals are arranged by subject, with the books followed by an author index, and the journals by an alphabetical title listing. Items suggested for first purchase by smaller libraries are noted by an asterisk.

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Selected References

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  • Blair ED. Basic reference aids for small medical libraries. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1967 Apr;55(2):160–175. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • PRIME LM. The hospital medical library; organization and management. Bull Am Coll Surg. 1955 Jul-Aug;40(4):225–227. [PubMed]
  • Roy DE, Morgan VW. Books for the hospital emergency service. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1966 Jul;54(3):243–250. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Stearns NS, Ratcliff WW. A core medical library for practitioners in community hospitals. N Engl J Med. 1969 Feb 27;280(9):474–480. [PubMed]
  • Little EG. Dermatitis Herpetiformis in a Boy, aged 8. Proc R Soc Med. 1915;8(DERMATOL):166–166. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • TRUANT JP, BRETT WA, THOMAS W., Jr Fluorescence microscopy of tubercle bacilli stained with auramine and rhodamine. Henry Ford Hosp Med Bull. 1962 Jun;10:287–296. [PubMed]

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