June 30, 1906


JAMA. 1906;XLVI(26):2000. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02510530020004

In spite of the fact that we have added additional pages in this issue, the index occupies so much space that we are compelled to omit some departments and to reduce the amount of space devoted to others. We do not hesitate again to call attention prominently to this index. We have repeatedly stated that the index to current literature, which occupies the greater portion of the space devoted to the whole index matter, is something entirely different to an ordinary index. It is an index to the current medical literature of the world, but especially to that of the United States. It must be used to be appreciated, and those who have occasion to look up subjects and who are not making use of it are urged to do so. It is not so complete in details as the Index Medicus or as the "Index to the Surgeon General's

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