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Leadership in Academic Libraries Proceedings of the W. Porter Kellam Conference, the University of Georgia, May 7, 1991 (Journal of Library Administration) (Journal of Library Administration) by William Gray Potter

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Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English


  • Libraries & information centres,
  • Universities / polytechnics,
  • Reference,
  • Academic And Research Libraries,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language,
  • United States,
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Congresses,
  • Academic libraries

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8614777M
ISBN 101560244003
ISBN 109781560244004

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