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National Library of Medicine index mechanization project July 1, 1958-June 30, 1960. by National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

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Council on Library Resources, Grant no. 28.

Other titlesIndex medicus.
Statement[Principal investigator: Seymour I. Taine]
ContributionsTaine, Seymour I. 1919-, Council on Library Resources.
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16796419M

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