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Evaluating information a guide for users of social science research by Jeffrey Katzer

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social sciences -- Research -- Evaluation.,
  • Social sciences -- Methodology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementJeffrey Katzer, Kenneth H. Cook, Wayne W. Crouch.
ContributionsCook, Kenneth H., Crouch, Wayne W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsH62 .K378 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 236 p. :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4258074M
ISBN 100201047594
LC Control Number81003588

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