Library and information services for the people of a diverse state

report of the 1990 New York State Governor"s Conference on Library and Information Services.

Publisher: University of the State of New York, State Education Dept. in Albany, N.Y

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ContributionsUniversity of the State of New York.
The Physical Object
Pagination23, [1] p.
Number of Pages23
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