Alle Kennis van de Wereld (Biography of Paul Otlet)
Documentary (23:20) in English and French produced for Dutch television in 1998, narrated by biographer Alex Wright.
The Case of Paul Otlet
Detailed history and biography of the information science pioneer by W. Boyd Rayward, from paper presented at seminar in 1989 in Melbourne, Australia.
Forgotten Forefather: Paul Otlet
Article by Alex Wright from Boxes and Arrows site offers history of the visionary information architect, who died in 1944.
Michael Buckland's Paul Otlet Page
Brief biography well-linked to other resources, from professor emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley.
Paul Otlet - Tratado de documentación
YouTube video uses simple graphics and English narration (with Spanish subtitles) to summarize Otlet's ideas in less than two minutes.
Rayward's Otlet Page
Extensive bibliograhpical references in English and other languages, as text and links, from W. Boyd Rayward, noted library science scholar and professor emeritus from Illionis.
Universal Decimal Classification Consortium
Modern portal for the multilingual classification scheme originally laid out by Paul Otlet, with history, membership, bibliography, news, publications, and reports on the main database, the master reference file.
The Web Time Forgot
Alex Wright article for the New York Times, datelined Mons, Belgium, characterizes Otlet's work as a "proto-web." (June 18, 2008)
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