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study of public library collections in the humanities

Herbert Goldhor

study of public library collections in the humanities

by Herbert Goldhor

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Published by Library Research Center, Graduate School of Libraary Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Urbana, IL .
Written in English

  • Humanities -- Library resources -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPublic library collections in the humanities.
    Statementby Herbert Goldhor, Project Director.
    ContributionsUniversity of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Library Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 leaves.
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20274540M

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