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Instruments to plague us?

Ceris Bergen

Instruments to plague us?

human factors in the management of library automation

by Ceris Bergen

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Published by MCB University Press in Bradford, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries -- Automation -- Management.,
  • Libraries -- Automation -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Human-computer interaction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ceris Bergen ; illustrated by Keith Richmond.
    SeriesLibrary management -- v. 9, no. 6, Library management (Bradford, West Yorkshire) -- v. 9, no. 6
    ContributionsRichmond, Keith.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15155014M
    ISBN 100861760196

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