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Peter Norton: chemical indexing innovator
graduating from Sheffield University with a BSc Hons in Chemistry,
Norton took a job as a synthetic organic chemist at a pharmaceutical
company. He soon gravitated to the technical information
research department and found himself searching a new punch-card system
for patent information.