1 edition of Collection and use of public library statistics by state library agencies found in the catalog.
Collection and use of public library statistics by state library agencies
by Library Administration and Management Association, ALA in [Chicago]
Written in English
|Statement||edited, with an analysis by Kenneth D. Shearer ; and a guide to state publications by David Nickell.|
|Contributions||Shearer, Kenneth D., Nickell, David., Library Administration and Management Association. Statistics for Public Libraries Committee.|
|LC Classifications||Z669.8 .C65|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ca. 500 p. in various pagings :|
|Number of Pages||500|
|LC Control Number||79108607|
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