Open learning and its impact on academic libraries

[papers from a UCRS seminar, September 21st 1983]
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Library Association, University, College and Research Section , Nottingham
Statement[introduction by Margaret A. Watson].
SeriesUC & R discussion paper -- 2
ContributionsWatson, Margaret, 1945-, Library Association. University, College and Research Section.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22638364M
ISBN 100947696016

"On Wednesday September 21st, the Northern Group of UCRS held a seminar on 'Open learning and its impact on academic libraries' at Newcastle Polytechnic Library"--Page iii.

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