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Making the Library Accessible for All

A Practical Guide for Librarians

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Published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
Paginationxxi, 143 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25646752M
ISBN 100810891468
ISBN 109780810891463


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