World Encyclopedia of Library and Information Services

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American Library Association, 1993 - Reference - 905 pages
The World Encyclopedia is a one-volume reference source on libraries and librarianship worldwide, containing historical and theoretical overviews, nation-by-nation surveys and coverage of the most advanced technologies of the information and bibliographic communities. With some 340 articles by more than 300 contributors from all parts of the globe, the World Encyclopedia is a million-word resource on the history, structure, concepts, practice, research, training, institutions and people of its fields.

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