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Library resources & methods of research

Library resources & methods of research

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Published by Ithaca College Library Reference Department in Ithaca, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library orientation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Library orientation for college students -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • About the Edition

    Textbook for College course with the same name taught by librarians.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementeditor, John R. Henderson ; contributors, John R. Henderson, Kate Markey, Jeanne Koekkoek Stierman.
    ContributionsHenderson, John R., 1951-, Markey, Kate., Stierman, Jeanne Koekkoek., Ithaca College. Library. Reference Dept.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22342139M


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