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How to do library research

by Robert Bingham Downs

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

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    Statementby Robert B. Downs, assisted by Elizabeth C. Downs
    ContributionsDowns, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Crooks), joint author
    LC ClassificationsZ1035 .D63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p.
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5983935M
    LC Control Number66013377

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