NAME: Pauline Atherton Cochrane
DATES: 1929-
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WORKED AT: Syracuse University; American Institute of Physics
OTHER INFORMATION: Before she became professor at Syracuse, she was Associate Director of the Documentation Research Project at the American Institute of Physics. While ASIS President, the organization began a continuing education program and prepared an international information science directory. Consultant to many organizations. As an UNESCO (UNISIST program) consultant, she prepared guidelines for organizing training courses, workshops, and seminars in technical information and documentation. 

She edited the Handbook on Information Systems and Services for Developing Countries. She was appointed to the Committee on International Scientific and Technical Information Programs (CISTIP) of the National Academy of Sciences--National Research Council. Cochran's interests include computer-based reference services, indexing and abstracting, and education for library and information science. For a more complete biography see Kathryn LaBarre, "Pauline Atherton Cochrane: Weaving Value from the Past" in Libraries and the Cultural Record, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2010.

AWARDS:
OFFICES: ASIS Pres. 1971

PAPERS AT:
LOCATION #1

Pauline Atherton Cochrane Papers: 1966-1986. Syracuse University Library. Special Collections Department. Box 13 9669 RG 13.

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INCLUDES: Personal/professional papers have been deposited and guide is available at

http://archives.syr.edu/collections/faculty/cochrane_box.html

; also includes an oral history interview of her by Kathryn LaBarre, 2001.
FINDING AID:
SOURCE: Phone conversation with Pauline A. Cochrane, 9/95; e-mail communication, 2011, with Kathryn LaBarre.

A CAREER MEMORY FROM PAULINE COCHRANE

View images of Pauline Cochrane
         Age about 35, with Hubert Humphrey
         With Charles Bourne

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