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Public library service for the urban disadvantaged

Genevieve M. Casey

Public library service for the urban disadvantaged

a report

by Genevieve M. Casey

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Published by Dept. of Library Science, Wayne State University in [Detroit] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries and people with social disabilities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementby Genevieve M. Casey with chapters by Miriam Larson [and others]
    ContributionsWayne State University. Dept. of Library Science.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 168 p.
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21757914M

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