Academic Libraries Their Rationale and Role in American Higher Education (Contributions in Librarianship and Information Science)

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  • Higher & further education,
  • Libraries & information centres,
  • Academic And Research Libraries,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Language,
  • Reference,
  • USA,
  • Higher,
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Library & Information Science,
  • Academic libraries,
  • Libraries and education,
  • United States

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ContributionsGerard B. McCabe (Editor), Ruth J. Person (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
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Open LibraryOL9432607M
ISBN 100313285977
ISBN 109780313285974

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