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Information access in rural America

Patricia La Caille John

Information access in rural America

January 1979 - September 1991

by Patricia La Caille John

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Published by National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community information services -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Information services -- United States -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatricia La Caille John
    SeriesQuick bibliography series -- QB 92-18, Quick bibliography series -- 92-18
    ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13613948M

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