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Identifying and analyzing user needs

a complete handbook and ready-to-use assessment workbook with disk

by Lynn Westbrook

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Published by Neal-Schuman Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Library use studies -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Libraries -- User satisfaction -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-294) and index.

      StatementLynn Westbrook.
      GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ678 .W466 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 307 p. ;
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6787788M
      ISBN 101555703895
      LC Control Number00045220


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