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ALA glossary of library terms

American Library Association. Committee on Library Terminology.

ALA glossary of library terms

with a selection of terms in related fields

by American Library Association. Committee on Library Terminology.

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Published by American Library Association in Chicago .
Written in English


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Statementprepared under the direction of the Committee on Library Terminology of the American Library Association by Elizabeth H. Thompson.
ContributionsThompson, Elizabeth H., 1885-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20715908M

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