Indexing: The State of Our Knowledge and the State of Our Ignorance
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Indexing: The State of Our Knowledge and the State of Our Ignorance Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Indexers, Ne by Bella Hass Weinberg

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Published by Learned Information .
Written in English


  • Library & Information Science,
  • Indexing And Abstracting,
  • Congresses,
  • Indexing

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Number of Pages134
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Open LibraryOL8417501M
ISBN 100938734326
ISBN 109780938734321

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