The Role of the learning resources center in instruction

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Published by Jossey-Bass, ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Instructional materials centers -- United States,
  • Community college libraries -- United States,
  • Community colleges -- United States,
  • Curriculum planning -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMargaret Holleman, editor.
SeriesJossey-Bass higher and adult education series, New directions for community colleges -- no. 71, fall 1990, New directions for community colleges -- no. 71.
ContributionsHolleman, Margaret.
The Physical Object
Pagination116 p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15524518M
ISBN 101555428037

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