Materials availability in small libraries a survey handbook by Eugene Wiemers

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Published by University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science in [Champaign] .

Written in English

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  • Library use studies.

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Bibliography: p. 52-55.

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Statementby Eugene Wiemers, Jr.
SeriesOccasional papers / University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science -- no. 149, Occasional papers (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Graduate School of Library and Information Science) -- no. 149.
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Pagination55 p. ;
Number of Pages55
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Open LibraryOL13587585M

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