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The Knowledge Institution in the Information Age The Special Case of the Public Library (Center for the Book Viewpoint Series, 20.) by Redmond Kathleen Molz

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Published by Library of Congress .
Written in English


  • Library & Information Science,
  • United States,
  • Libraries and society,
  • Aims and objectives,
  • Knowledge, Sociology of,
  • Public libraries

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Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL8244304M
ISBN 10084440621X
ISBN 109780844406213

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