Suzanne Briet

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Renée-Marie-Hélène-Suzanne Briet (1894-1989), known as "Madame Documentation," was a librarian, author, historian, poet, and visionary best known for her treatise Qu'est-ce que la documentation? [What is Documentation?], a foundational text in the modern study of information science.

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  • Qu'est-ce que la documentation?, Paris: EDIT, 1951, 48 pp; with notes by Ron Day and Laurent Martinet, 2008, HTML.
  • Rimbaud notre prochain, Paris: Nouvelles Éditions latines, 1956.
  • Le maréchal de Schulemberg, Jean III, comte de Montdejeux, 1598-1671, Mezières: Société d'études ardennaises, 1960.
  • Madame Rimbaud, essai de biographie, suivi de la correspondance de Vitalie Rimbaud-Cuif dont treize lettres inédites, Paris: Minard, 1967.
  • Bibliography, compiled by Michael Buckland, 2005.

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