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Basic research methods for librarians by Ronald R. Powell

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Published by Ablex Pub. Corp. in Norwood, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Library science -- Research -- Methodology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

StatementRonald R. Powell.
SeriesLibraries and information science series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ669.7 .P68 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 188 p. :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2865310M
ISBN 100893911542
LC Control Number84028401

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