Developing an Outstanding Core Collection

Developing an Outstanding Core Collection
Author : Carol Alabaster
Publisher : American Library Association
Total Pages : 191
Release : 2010-02-26
ISBN 10 : 9780838910405
ISBN 13 : 0838910408
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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