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Materials availability in small libraries

E. Wiemers

Materials availability in small libraries

a survey handbook

by E. Wiemers

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Published by University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby E. Wiemers.
SeriesOccasional paper -- no.149
ContributionsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20362938M

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