Education for librarianship.

by J. Periam Danton

Publisher: UNESCO in [Paris]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 97 Downloads: 523
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Edition Notes

UNESCO publication 388.

SeriesUNESCO public library manuals,, 1, Unesco publication ;, 388.
LC ClassificationsZ668 .D28
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 97 p.
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6068125M
LC Control Number50006102

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