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Author: Cummings, Martin Marc, 1920-2011
Title: Books and Computers (from Billings to MEDLARS), 1964
Occasion: Presented in part at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Academy of Medicine, Newark, New Jersey
MMC Commentary: Publication. I provide an historical perspective of the history of writing and trace it to the modern computer. I particularly point out in this article that John Shaw Billings contributed to the recording of medical information with his contributions to the National Library of Medicine with reference to Herman Hollerith's work
Subject terms:
History of Medicine
Billings, John Shaw, 1838-1913
Hollerith, Herman, 1860-1929