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Published by Gower in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain


  • Library personnel management -- Great Britain.,
  • Information services -- Great Britain -- Personnel management.

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Edition Notes

StatementNoragh Jones, Peter Jordan.
ContributionsJordan, Peter, 1936-
LC ClassificationsZ682 .J65 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 315 p. :
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2728891M
ISBN 100566035634
LC Control Number86022865

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