Library circulation systems and automation
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Library circulation systems and automation an annotated bibliography : 12-year cumulation, 1977-1988 by

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Published by The Association in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Library circulation and loans -- Automation -- Bibliography.,
  • Libraries -- Automation -- Bibliography.,
  • Library science -- Data processing -- Bibliography.

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Includes indexes.

Statementcompiled by the Library Administration and Management Association, System and Services Section Publications and ibliography Committee.
ContributionsLibrary Administration and Management Association. Systems and Services Section. Publications and Bibliography Committee.
LC ClassificationsZ712 .L5 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 41 p. ;
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2194440M
ISBN 100838973728
LC Control Number89013442

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