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effective reference librarian

Diana M. Thomas

effective reference librarian

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Reference services (Libraries)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    Statementby Diana M. Thomas, Ann T. Hinckley, Elizabeth R. Eisenbach.
    SeriesLibrary and information science, Library and information science (New York, N.Y.)
    ContributionsHinckley, Ann T., Eisenbach, Elizabeth R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ711 .T48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4255677M
    ISBN 100126887209
    LC Control Number81001037


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