Titles which appear on this list are scheduled to be withdrawn from the Scientific Library collection. We are requesting your assistance in evaluating this list.

  • Some of the listed titles have been replaced by electronic versions. If an electronic version is made available by the Library, the title will be annotated “available electronically” next to the entry. The annotation: “outdated” or “not replaced” indicates that the accompanying titles are old, underused, and/or not available in a current edition.
  • If any of the materials selected for discard are of value to your work, a request for their retention should be made in writing to Please specify whether you want the materials to remain in the Library, or to be transferred to your laboratory. Include your full name, telephone number, email address, and Center number with your request. We would appreciate your coming to the Library to personally evaluate the item(s) recommended for library retention.
  • Comments/requests on this list should be received in the Scientific Library no later than 5:00 p.m., December 8, 2017. Any requests received after that time cannot be honored.
  • Transfer of the titles on this list is restricted to National Cancer Institute at Frederick employees/contractors/laboratories.
  • If you have any questions or suggestions concerning the Library’s collection, please contact Tracie Frederick at or x1094.
  • Thank you for your assistance in this review.