Sewell, Robert G. (1979). Beikoku korekushon ni okeru Nihon kosho oyobi kikosho. Sanko shoshi kenkyu = Reference Service and Bibliography, 17, 20-28. Retrieved from https://doi.org/doi:10.7282/T31C1V8H
Sanko shoshi kenkyu = Reference Service and Bibliography 17: 20-28.
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AbstractBased on a survey questionnaire and personal visits, this illustrated article discusses the various patterns of organization of rare and old Japanese books in 15 U.S. academic, research and museum libraries. A lack of standardization of criteria for rarity and special status is noted but an even more critical problem is the dearth of the bibliographic control over these rich resources. Brief histories and content of these collections is provided. This is a translation of the original article that appeared in College and Research Libraries, 39 (May 1978), 197-206.
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