Protecting the library
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Published by University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science in Champaign .
Written in English


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StatementAlan Jay Lincoln, issue editor.
SeriesLibrary trends -- v.33 no.1
ContributionsLincoln, Alan Jay.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14251094M

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