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6. The publication in 1880 of the Index-catalogue of the library of the Surgeon-General’s Office by American medical librarian Billing, John Shaw can be considered as the beginning of the activity of documentation. The Index-catalogue combined a bibliography of journal articles and a library catalogue in the form of a dictionary.
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11. Nunberg, ‘Farewell,’ 122.
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14. Black, A new history.
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16. By the term ‘practices’ I refer to what Andrew Pickering has described as a heterogeneity of ‘skills and social relations, machines and instruments, as well as scientific facts and theories’. Pickering, Andrew, Science as practice and culture (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992).