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The beneficial library

Gordon Wills

The beneficial library

a methodological investigation to identify ways of measuring the benefits provided by libraries

by Gordon Wills

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Published by British Library in Boston Spa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Report to the British Library Research and Development Department.

Statementby Gordon Wills & Christine Oldman
SeriesResearch and development reports -- 5389.
ContributionsOldman, Christine M. 1944-, British Library. Research and Development Department.
The Physical Object
FormatMicrofiche
Pagination4 microfiche
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20648531M

Although the Beneficial-Hodson Library is less than thirty years old, its design was based on an outdated idea of libraries as book storage facilities first, and human spaces second. Collections take up the majority of the footprint, and spaces for collaboration and technology are practically non-existent. Beneficial Library Spiral-bound – Import, December 1, by Christine Mary Oldman (Author), Gordon Wills (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Spiral-bound, Import "Please retry" $ — $ Spiral-boundAuthor: Christine Mary Oldman, Gordon Wills.

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