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Published by W.S. Hein in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Law libraries -- Collection development -- United States,
  • Collection development (Libraries) -- United States -- Policy statements,
  • Library surveys -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementby Vicente E. Garces.
GenrePolicy statements
SeriesAALL publications series ;, no. 56., Briefs in law librarianship series ;, v. 11, AALL publications series ;, no. 56., AALL publications series., v. 11.
ContributionsAmerican Association of Law Libraries.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ675.L2 G36 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3424183M
ISBN 100837793564
LC Control Number2005046776

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