GORNICK, V: Women in Science: 100 Journeys into the Territory (Revised Edition)

Gornick, Vivian. Women in Science: 100 Journeys into the Territory (Revised Edition). New York: Touchstone Books , 1990. ISBN: 0671695924. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26961) $10.00

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Landmark book with more than 100 vignettes that explore the emotion, intellectual and physical experiences of women in science.
172p. Index. Bibliography.

CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION: The Seven Keys to Better Faster Typing (United States Civil Service Commission, Personnel Methods Series, No. 6)

The Seven Keys to Better Faster Typing (United States Civil Service Commission, Personnel Methods Series, No. 6). United States Civil Servic Commission, 1959. ISBN: 0070382565. Unmarked text. Age tanning on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26754) $14.00

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Illustrations, including a schematic of a typewriter that identifies the principal operating parts. Index. Topics include planning your work, taking care of your typewriter, correcting mistakes, etc. This manual was produced by the United States Civil Service Commission to add typists in developing their skills. It is a No. 6 in the Personnel Methods Series. 38p.

NYAS: Women in Science and Engineering: Choices for Success

Selby, Cecily Cannan (editor). Women in Science and Engineering: Choices for Success. New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 1999. ISBN: 1573311677. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25382) $12.00

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This volume is a collection of papers that assess whether, where and how progress has taken place in the 25 years since the Academy held a conference entitled “Women in Science: Determinants of Success.”

The papers recommend ways of accelerating this progress on the basis of research and the “best practices” to be found in corporate, government and academic institutions. 261p.