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The end of libraries

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Published by C. Bingley in London .
Written in English


  • Libraries -- Automation.,
  • Information services.,
  • Information technology.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames Thompson.
LC ClassificationsZ678.9 .T47 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. ;
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3083079M
ISBN 100851573495
LC Control Number82184030

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