A prediction study of reference accuracy among recently graduated working reference librarians (1975-1979)
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A prediction study of reference accuracy among recently graduated working reference librarians (1975-1979)

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


  • Reference services (Libraries) -- Evaluation.

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Statementby Frances Benham.
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Pagination1 microfilm reel
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Open LibraryOL21028175M

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