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Women in libraries.

Women in libraries.

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Published by John L. Noyce in Brighton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A special issue edited by members of the Women in Libraries group.

SeriesLibrarians for social change -- v.9, no.1
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20186826M

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