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Factors affecting the adoption of on-line search services by the public library

Alice E. Ahlgren

Factors affecting the adoption of on-line search services by the public library

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Published by Applied Communication Research in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference services (Libraries) -- Automation -- Costs.,
  • DIALOG (Information retrieval system),
  • Online bibliographic searching -- Costs.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsApplied Communication Research., American Society for Information Science. (4th : 1975 : Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 leaves.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18993959M


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