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March 14, 1908


JAMA. 1908;L(11):883. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02530370049010

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Any one who has done any research in medical literature, or has sought to build up a working medical library, will appreciate the probable value of such a series as that of "Nervous and Mental Disease Monographs,"1 the first issue of which has just appeared. The majority of text-books are soon out of date and out of place in one's library, and the same is true to a considerable extent with the "systems" and "hand-books" that appear from time to time. The journals, serials and special treatises are the publications that make up the really valuable part of a medical library, and to many workers the latter are practically more valuable and convenient when separate than when appearing as special articles in cyclopedic works, as many a book collector has learned by actual experience, when desiring to dispose of them. There would seem, therefore, to be a useful future

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