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Subject indexing

Trudi Bellardo Hahn

Subject indexing

an introductory guide

by Trudi Bellardo Hahn

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Published by SLA in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indexing.,
  • Subject cataloging -- Handbooks, manuals and index.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Trudi Bellardo for Special Libraries Association.
    SeriesSelf-study program
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. ;28 cm.
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19927581M
    LC Control Number94041188


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