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Experimental use of on-line terminals in public libraries

Norma E. S. Armstrong

Experimental use of on-line terminals in public libraries

phase 2, Scotland : report to the British Library Research and Development Department on project SI-G-G339 for the period April 1980-September 1981

by Norma E. S. Armstrong

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Published by Edinburgh City Libraries, Central Library in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire : British Library Lending Division, 1982. 1 microfiche : negative ; 11 x 15 cm.

StatementNorma Armstrong and Ronald Davies.
SeriesBLRDR ;, 5683, British Library research & development reports ;, report no. 5683.
ContributionsDavies, Ronald.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2502, no. 5683 (Z)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination26 leaves
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2939559M
LC Control Number84177699

Hi all, I was wondering if you could give me addresses for Bloomberg terminals OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and are not part of a college campus. I think the NY public library and the museum of Financial History have them (correct me if im wrong). Thanks - Bloomberg Terminal Locations-NYC/Boston.


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