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The information user in the construction industry

The information user in the construction industry

a study of the educational need and provision

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Published by National Technical Information Service in Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Construction industry -- Information services

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael Munday.
    SeriesPaper / CIB Working Commission W57, Building Documentation and Information Transfer -- no. W 57/73/81/09/24., PB82-132648
    ContributionsCIB Working Commision W57.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (25 frames)
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20786081M


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