The status of academic libraries in the United States

results from the 1994 academic library survey with historical comparisons by Margaret Werner Cahalan

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  • Academic libraries -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Library surveys -- United States

Edition Notes

StatementMargaret W. Cahalan, Natalie M. Justh ; Jeffrey Williams, project officer.
SeriesSurvey report, Survey report (National Center for Education Statistics)
ContributionsJusth, Natalie M., Williams, Jeffrey W., National Center for Education Statistics.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
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Open LibraryOL17741603M

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