Brief history of the IDRC-CELADE relationship in the development of the Latin American Population Documentation System (DOCPAL)

@inproceedings{Celade1978BriefHO,
  title={Brief history of the IDRC-CELADE relationship in the development of the Latin American Population Documentation System (DOCPAL)},
  author={Nu. Cepal. Celade},
  year={1978}
}
In 1973, the then existin^^e^llity Sector of CELADE, responding to requests for fertility bibliographies by country representatives in one of the commissions of the Latin American Social Science Council, considered the creation of a computerized system for storing and retrieving Latin American documentation on fertility^ and eventually all population materials. Walter Mertens, then an Associate Director of the IDRC Population and Health Division, was asked for his personal comments on an… CONTINUE READING