TITLE

Card-Cataloguing Our Brains

AUTHOR(S)
Carmichael, Leonard
PUB. DATE
March 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;3/3/41, Vol. 104 Issue 9, p300
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the steps taken by the Federal government in preparing an analytical punch-card index of the special skills of a half-million of America's most highly trained citizens. Project in this context has been officially named as the National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel; Administration of the Roster by the National Resources Planning Board and the U.S. Civil Service Commission; Distribution of questionnaires and technical check-list which covers a whole range of disciplines in the social sciences, humanities and natural sciences; Response to the questionnaire and check-list indicates the specialists preferred subject; Contribution of America's highly trained brains in the rearmament program of the U.S.; Establishment of committees to evaluate the list of names provided by the electrical selecting procedures of the punch-card machines; Cooperation of leading members of the national societies of physicists, bacteriologists, linguists and other specialized workers in developing the check-list; Impact of the Roster in recruiting personnels required by the U.S. Civil Services Commission for highly specialized governmental positions.
ACCESSION #
14704322

 

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