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Special libraries and information centers an introductory text by Ellis Mount

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Published by Special Libraries Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



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  • Special libraries -- United States.,
  • Information services -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementEllis Mount.
LC ClassificationsZ675.A2 M65 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1887631M
ISBN 100871113546
LC Control Number90048897

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