Global issues in 21st century research librarianship NORDINFOs 25th anniversary publication

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  • Research libraries.,
  • Library science.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Other titlesGlobal issues in twenty-first century research librarianship
Statementedited by Sigrún Klara Hannesdóttir.
SeriesNORDINFO publication -- 48., NORDINFO-publikation -- 48.
ContributionsSigrún Klara Hannesdóttir., NORDINFO (Organization)
The Physical Object
Pagination623 p. :
Number of Pages623
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Open LibraryOL19168691M
ISBN 109525204162

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