By Wade H. Shafer (auth.), Wade H. Shafer (eds.)
Masters Theses within the natural and technologies used to be first conceived, released, and dis seminated by means of the guts for info and Numerical facts research and Synthesis, (CINDAS) *at Purdue collage in 1957, beginning its insurance of theses with the tutorial 12 months 1955. starting with quantity thirteen, the printing and dissemination stages of the ac tivity used to be transferred to school Microfilms/Xerox of Ann Arbor, Michigan, with the concept that such an association will be more advantageous to the tutorial and common medical and technical group. After 5 years of this joint venture we had concluded that it used to be within the curiosity of all involved if the printing and distribution of the quantity have been dealt with by means of a global publishing condo to guarantee more advantageous carrier and broader dissemination. for this reason, beginning with quantity 18, Masters Theses within the natural and technologies has been disseminated on a world foundation via Plenum Publishing company of latest York, and within the related 12 months the assurance was once broadened to incorporate Canadian universities. All again concerns is usually ordered from Plenum. we have now mentioned in quantity 19 (thesis yr 1974) a complete of 10,045 theses titles from 20 Canadian and 209 usa universities. we're certain that this broader base for theses titles stated will significantly increase the worth of this crucial annual reference paintings. The association of quantity 19 is the same to that of prior years. It includes theses titles prepared via self-discipline and by way of college inside each one discipline.