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Statistics of public libraries, 1974

Helen M. Eckard

Statistics of public libraries, 1974

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by Helen M. Eckard

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Published by University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library Science in Urbana-Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public libraries -- United States -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Helen M. Eckard.
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesMonograph - University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library Science -- no.15
    ContributionsNational Center for Education Statistics.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 88 p. ;
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22912840M


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