Charles L. Bernier, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of the School of Information and Library Studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has published more than sixty papers, encyclopedia articles, and book reviews, mainly in the fields of indexing, surrogation, and the use of technical literature. Two of his books, Abstracting Concepts and Methods ( 1975), and Indexing Concepts and Methods ( 1978), edited by Harold Borko and Charles Bernier, deal with these subjects.
A. Neil Yerkey, Assistant Professor in the School of Information and Library Studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo, holds a doctorate in interpersonal organizational communication and has been librarian at Goodyear Aerospace Corporation and group services librarian at the Akron ( Ohio) Public Library. He is the author of several articles on the communicative aspects of information science.