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Locating Fire Information.

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Jason, N. H.

Interscience Communications Ltd.; National Institute of Standards and Technology; Building Research Establishment; and Society of Fire Protection Engineers; Swedish National Testing and Research Institute. Interflam '96. International Interflam Conference, 7th Proceedings. March 26-28, 1996, Cambridge, England, Interscience Communications Ltd., London, England, Franks, C. A.; Grayson, S., Editor(s)(s), 691-698 pp, 1996.


fire safety; design applications; bibliographies; databases; computer systems; fire research


Locating the best reference or answer to a specific question in fire science may be difficult. There are standard reference books and journals that may be used. New sources continue to become available, in particular, electronic tools that are available internationally. This discussion will center on developing an information tool kit identifying resources from the print media, multitopic bibliographic databases, fire databases, and the World Wide Web, to enable one to find the answer from either the traditional print media or an electronic resource.