Final Summary: Genre Theory in Information Studies

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Final Summary: Genre Theory in Information Studies. / Andersen, Jack.

Genre theory in information studies. ed. / Jack Andersen. Vol. 11 1. ed. Emerald Group Publishing, 2015. p. 179-181 (Studies in Information, Vol. 11).

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Harvard

Andersen, J 2015, Final Summary: Genre Theory in Information Studies. in J Andersen (ed.), Genre theory in information studies. 1 edn, vol. 11, Emerald Group Publishing, Studies in Information, vol. 11, pp. 179-181. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2055-537720140000011021

APA

Andersen, J. (2015). Final Summary: Genre Theory in Information Studies. In J. Andersen (Ed.), Genre theory in information studies (1 ed., Vol. 11, pp. 179-181). Emerald Group Publishing. Studies in Information, Vol.. 11 https://doi.org/10.1108/S2055-537720140000011021

Vancouver

Andersen J. Final Summary: Genre Theory in Information Studies. In Andersen J, editor, Genre theory in information studies. 1 ed. Vol. 11. Emerald Group Publishing. 2015. p. 179-181. (Studies in Information, Vol. 11). https://doi.org/10.1108/S2055-537720140000011021

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Andersen, Jack. / Final Summary: Genre Theory in Information Studies. Genre theory in information studies. editor / Jack Andersen. Vol. 11 1. ed. Emerald Group Publishing, 2015. pp. 179-181 (Studies in Information, Vol. 11).

Bibtex

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