Theory and application of information research

proceedings of the second International Research Forum on Information Science, 3-6 August 1977, Royal School of Librarianship, Copenhagen by International Research Forum on Information Science (2nd 1977 Copenhagen, Denmark)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Ole Harbo and Leif Kajberg.
ContributionsHarbo, Ole., Kajberg, Leif.
LC ClassificationsZ672.5 .I59 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination235 p. :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4217626M
ISBN 100720115132
LC Control Number80497274

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