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Libraries in the information age

Denise K. Fourie

Libraries in the information age

an introduction and career exploration

by Denise K. Fourie

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Published by Libraries Unlimited in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDenise K. Fourie and David R. Dowell
SeriesLibrary and information science text series, Library and information science text series
ContributionsDowell, David R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ665 .F74 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 308 p. :
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24574116M
ISBN 101591584345
ISBN 109781591584346
LC Control Number2009030329
OCLC/WorldCa320193624

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