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Marketing & libraries do mix a handbook for libraries and information centers

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Published by State Library of Ohio in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Libraries -- United States -- Marketing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Libraries -- Public relations -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Libraries -- Ohio -- Marketing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-203).

StatementThe State Library of Ohio and H. Baird Tenney ... [et al.], Western Reserve Associates.
ContributionsTenney, H. Baird., State Library of Ohio., Western Reserve Associates.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 213 p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14702568M

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