Sci-tech libraries of the future

Publisher: Haworth Press in New York

Written in English
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  • Scientific libraries -- United States.,
  • Technical libraries -- United States.

Edition Notes

StatementCynthia A. Steinke, editor.
ContributionsSteinke, Cynthia A.
LC ClassificationsZ675.T3 S385 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 238 p. :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1395787M
ISBN 10156024447X
LC Control Number93003151

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