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Public library effectiveness study

Thomas Childers

Public library effectiveness study

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Library Programs in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

PRIORITY 3.

Statementfinal report
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS (ONLINE)
The Physical Object
Pagination57, [43] p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1813564M
LC Control Number89603210


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