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Diversity now people, collections, and services in academic libraries : selected papers from the Big 12 Plus Libraries Consortium Diversity Conference by Big 12 Plus Libraries Consortium Diversity Conference (2000 University of Texas at Austin)

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Edition Notes

Other titlesJournal of library administration.
StatementTeresa Y. Neely, Kuang-Hwei (Janet) Lee-Smeltzer, editors.
ContributionsNeely, Teresa Y., Lee-Smeltzer, Kuang-Hwei.
LC ClassificationsZ682.4.M56 B54 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination308 p. :
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3557640M
ISBN 100789016966, 0789016974
LC Control Number2002017175

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