Libraries in the learning community

building strategic partnerships : proceedings of an international conference organised by the Library and Information Commission and Information Services, University of Sunderland held at St. Peter"s Campus, University of Sunderland, 22/23 June 1998
  • 184 Pages
  • 2.48 MB
  • English

University of Sunderland Press , Sunderland
Statementedited by Andrew McDonald, Vilas Edwards and Janet Stafford.
ContributionsMcDonald, Andrew., Edwards, Vilas., Stafford, Janet., Library and Information Commission., University of Sunderland. Information Services.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,184p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23134900M
ISBN 101901888142

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