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Reader Services in Libraries

John J. Boll

Reader Services in Libraries

A Day in Honor of Margaret E. Monroe (Second Muriel L. Fuller Memorial Lecture)

by John J. Boll

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Li .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books & Reading,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11505775M
    ISBN 100936442093
    ISBN 109780936442099
    OCLC/WorldCa8832190


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