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role of university libraries in African universities

H. K. Raseroka

role of university libraries in African universities

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Published by Association of African Universities in Accra-North .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Academic libraries -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementH.K. Raseroka.
      SeriesAAU occasional paper ;, no. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ675.U5 R655 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 22 p. ;
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6814517M
      ISBN 109988589212
      LC Control Number00284200

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