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Statement[Thelma Eaton, Donald E. Strout, editors]
SeriesIts Allerton Park institute -- no. 6
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Paginationvii, 136 p.
Number of Pages136
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Graduate School of Library Science.; University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). The role of classification in the modern American library Allerton Park Institute Proceedings (no.6, ); Edited by F. Thelma Eaton and Donald E. Strout This institute was addressed to those librarians who have a deep interest in the whole field of classification and the program was planned to present a broad picture of classification.

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