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The public library effectiveness study

Childers, Thomas

The public library effectiveness study

final report

by Childers, Thomas

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Published by Drexel University, College of Information Studies in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public libraries -- United States -- Evaluation,
  • Public libraries -- United States -- Use studies

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Thomas Childers, Nancy A. Van House].
    GenreUse studies.
    ContributionsVan House, Nancy A., United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Library Programs.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination95 p.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13573213M
    OCLC/WorldCa26962598

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