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Information access in rural America

John, Patricia La Caille.

Information access in rural America

January 1980 - April 1994

by John, Patricia La Caille.

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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 94-39., Quick bibliography series -- 94-39.
    ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17680753M

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