Binding dilemma: Changing horses mid stream—Or why we stopped binding periodicals at HKBU

@article{Frost2007BindingDC,
  title={Binding dilemma: Changing horses mid stream—Or why we stopped binding periodicals at HKBU},
  author={Janet Owens Frost and Wing Woo},
  journal={Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={85 - 95}
}
  • J. Frost, Wing Woo
  • Published 1 June 2007
  • Materials Science
  • Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services

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