A Clearinghouse of printed materials for the architecture library

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This article describes a clearinghouse for library guides and handouts in architecture, why the clearinghouse was started, and the contribution it can make to the profession. The article identifies weaknesses in the clearinghouse concept and suggests alternatives for organization. Lastly, it discusses the uses of handouts in bibliographic instruction and in other library activities


Collection Development and Management | Library and Information Science


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