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Technical reports


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    • Technical reports
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    • us: Reports, Scientific
    • us: Reports, Technical
    • us: Scientific reports
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    • found: Work cat.: Aeromedical aspects of findings from aircraft-assisted pilot suicides in the United States, 1993-2002, 2006: t.p. verso ("This publication and all Office of Aerospace Medicine technical reports are available in full-text from the Civil Aerospace Medical Institute's publications Web site.") p. i ("Technical report documentation page"; Report No. DOT/FAA/AM-06/5)
    • found: Johnson, Cecil D. Prediction of the combat proficiency of infantrymen, 1955: t.p. (PRB technical research report; PRB technical reports)
    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, Sept. 28, 2015 (technical reports. Hierarchy: information forms (objects) - document genres - <document genres by function> - reports - technical reports. Scope note: Reports giving details and results of a specific investigation of a scientific or technical problem. UF reports, scientific; reports, technical; scientific reports)
    • found: MeSH browser, Sept. 28, 2015 (Technical Report. Annotation: this heading is used as a Publication Type. Scope Note: Work consisting of a formal report giving details of the investigation and results of a medical or other scientific problem. When issued by a government agency or comparable official body, its contents may be classified, unclassified, or declassified with regard to security clearance. This publication type may also cover a scientific paper or article that records the current state or current position of scientific research and development. If so labeled by the editor or publisher, this publication type may be properly used for journal articles)
    • found: Reitz, J.M. Online dictionary for library and information science, viewed Sept. 28, 2015 (technical report: A scientific paper or article describing research or other significant developments in a field of the applied sciences. When submitted to a military agency, such a report may be classified or subject to other restrictions on access. See also: e-print, National Technical Information Service, preprint, and Standard Technical Report Number)
    • found: What is a technical report?, via Georgia Tech Library website, Sept. 28, 2015 (A technical report is a document written by a researcher detailing the results of a project and submitted to the sponsor of that project. Many of Georgia Tech's reports are government sponsored and are on microfiche. DOE, NASA and the Department of Defense are top sponsors. A number of U.S. Government sponsors now make technical reports available full image via the internet. Although technical reports are very heterogeneous, they tend to possess the following characteristics: technical reports may be published before the corresponding journal literature; content may be more detailed than the corresponding journal literature, although there may be less background information since the sponsor already knows it; technical reports are usually not peer reviewed unless the report is separately published as journal literature; classified and export controlled reports have restricted access; obscure acronyms and codes are frequently used)
    • found: Wikipedia, Sept. 28, 2015 (A technical report (also: scientific report) is a document that describes the process, progress, or results of technical or scientific research or the state of a technical or scientific research problem. It might also include recommendations and conclusions of the research. Unlike other scientific literature, such as scientific journals and the proceedings of some academic conferences, technical reports rarely undergo comprehensive independent peer review before publication. They may be considered as grey literature. Where there is a review process, it is often limited to within the originating organization. Similarly, there are no formal publishing procedures for such reports, except where established locally)
    • notfound: Genre terms : a thesaurus for use in rare book and special collections cataloging, via WWW, Sept. 28, 2015
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