|ORGANIZATION:||Herner & Company|
|ACTIVE DATES:||mid 1950s -|
|ADDRESS:||Herner & Company, 1110 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 2220, (703)558-8200|
|PERSONS INVOLVED:||Saul Herner; Mary Herner.|
|MAJOR PROJECTS:||Heatwole H-44; Nonmanipulative correlative index.|
Founded mid 1950s; Does research under contracts with the government as well as conducting informational surveys and designing information systems for private organizations.
Projects conducted or proposed: 1. design of experimental classification and coding system for AEC documents; 2. study of the degree and character of subject slanting of abstracts in indexing and abstracting publications; 3. development of the Heatwole H-44, a small computer designed specifically for information searching; 4. design of a nonmanipulative correlative index; 5. analysis of the basis for selecting or designing storage and retrieval systems to meet different requirements; 6. project to test the efficiency of Uniterm indexing and nonmanipulative correlative indexing; 7. experimental keyword index to Cardiovascular bibliography; 8. study of abstracting and indexing services for mental health literature; 9. compilation and analysis of Science News Media; 10. evaluation of the Chemical Engineering Thesaurus.
|There are extensive papers relating to the work of the Company, but no decision has been made about their desposit.|
|SOURCE:||Phone conversation with Saul Herner, 9/95.|