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Uses and users of public sector business libraries

Norman Roberts

Uses and users of public sector business libraries

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Published by University of Sheffield, Dept. of Information Studies, Consultancy and Research Unit in Sheffield .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Microfiche. Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire : British Library Lending Division, 1987. 2 microfiches : negative ; 11 x 15 cm.

StatementN. Roberts ... [et. al].
SeriesCRUS occasional paper,, no. 14, British Library R&D report ;, 5942, CRUS occasional paper ;, 14., British Library research & development reports ;, report no. 5942.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2502, no. 5942 (Z)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 116 p.
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1826214M
ISBN 100906088313
LC Control Number89893172

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