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Welcome to the library's enhanced online public access catalog. Much of the descriptive data displayed in this catalog is provided by Syndetic Solutions, Inc, a company dedicated to helping libraries present a wide range of helpful information about the books within their collections. The information may include descriptive summaries and annotations, tables of contents, author notes, book reviews, topical headings, images of book covers, and actual excerpts from within the books (collectively "Content"). Because all of this Content is owned and copyrighted by its original creators, it is Syndetic Solutions' obligation to protect it from potential misuse. In an effort to do so, the following Terms of Use must be imposed. As a user of this Content, you are legally bound to abide by these Terms:
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