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Introduction to reference work in the digital age by Joseph Janes

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Published by Neal-Schuman Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Reference services (Libraries),
  • Internet in library reference services.,
  • Electronic reference services (Libraries)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJoseph Janes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ711 .J36 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 213 p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3687575M
ISBN 101555704298
LC Control Number2003052739

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