NAME: Seymour Irving Taine
DATES: 1919-2010
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WORKED AT: NLM; NSF; NASA
OTHER INFORMATION: Taine was editor-in-chief for Index Medicus 1960-64. He was interested in indexing and technical services. He worked at: Technician, US Army Medical (Sgt.) 1943-46; Librarian, University of CA at Berkeley, Biology Library 1947-49; Cataloger, Army Medical Library 1949; Editor Current List of Medical Literature, Armed Forces Medical Library 1950-56; NLM: Chief index division 1956-60; Chief bibliographic services division 1960-64; Consultant, World Health Organization summer 1964; Program director, NSF 1964-65; Chief technical services branch, science and technical information division, NASA 1965-?; Project director, NLM Index Mechanization Project; Project director, Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System. See a brief biographical sketch at the National Library of Medicine site: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/news/seymour_taine_dies.html .

AWARDS: 1962 First Eliot Award (Med Lit)
OFFICES: National Federation of Science Abstracting and Indexing Societies Board of Directors 1960-64; FID US National Committee 1962-64.

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Library of the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago.
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INCLUDES: Oral history interview, by Carol Fenichel, 1982, as part of the Medical Library Association's oral history project. Contains good biographical information, an index to the interview, and how to access it. Located at: http://www.mlanet.org/about/history/taine_s.html
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