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Persistent issues in American librarianship

University of Chicago. Graduate Library School. Annual Conference

Persistent issues in American librarianship

papers presented before the twenty-fifth Annual Conference of the Graduate Library School of the University of Chicago : August 15-17, 1960

by University of Chicago. Graduate Library School. Annual Conference

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Published by University of Chicago in Chicago .
Written in English

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Statementedited by Lester Asheim.
SeriesUniversity of Chicago studies in library science
ContributionsAsheim, Lester.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19866416M

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