International Federation for Information and Documentation (FID) Records
The International Federation for Information and Documentation (FID) was founded in Brussels in 1895 by Paul Otlet and Henri La Fontaine. Its original goal was to promote universal access to recorded knowledge through the creation of an international system of classification. In subsequent years, FID expanded its purpose to include international research in and development of information science and documentation. FID was dissolved in 2002. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, committee files, publications, program and project files, reports, working files, organizing materials, president's files, and financial records.
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International Federation for Information and Documentation (FID) Records, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.
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