This year in reference publishing

Whiteley, Sandy
May 1995
Booklist;5/1/95, Vol. 91 Issue 17, p1589
Book Review
Details on the reference publications in the year 1995. Information and news on reference publication; Important publications; Trends in reference publication in the year 1995.


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