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Published by Information Today, Inc. in Medford, N.J .
Written in English


  • Mashups (World Wide Web) -- Library applications,
  • Libraries and the Internet,
  • Library Web sites -- Design,
  • Web site development,
  • Libraries,
  • Internet,
  • Library Science

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Nicole C. Engard.
ContributionsEngard, Nicole C., 1979-
LC ClassificationsZ674.75.W67 L52 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 334 p. :
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24103531M
ISBN 101573873721
ISBN 109781573873727
LC Control Number2009025999

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