Title and Description Page
Education and Early Career 1
Family background. Educational path. Car Accident.
Employment at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) 2
Hiring. Organizational structure of CNRS. Early indexing methods. Dr. Pierre Brygoo. Jean Nyart. Directing the biology and human sciences sections of the Bulletin Signalétique. The beginning of automation and computing. ICSU AB, International Council of Scientific Unions Abstracting Board. Use of PASCAL.
Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (INIST) 11
Commercialization. Collaboration with international organizations. Caroline Wiegand-Sakoun.
Conversation on Assorted Organizations 15
ICSU AB's collaborations with international organizations. Dealing with language barriers. Modern reconceptualization of ICSU AB and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Programme Générale d'Information (UNESCO PGI). Federation for Information and Documentation (FID). The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).
Employment at INIST 20
Hiring process. Transition from the United Nations. Kofi Annan. Founding of INIST. Moving to Nancy, France. Recruitment of staff. Differences between Centre de Documentation Scientifique et Technique (CDST) and INIST. INIST Diffusion. Changes in technology.