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Public libraries and self-help ethnic minority organisations

Pirkko Elliott

Public libraries and self-help ethnic minority organisations

a study of the relationship between public libraries, advice/information services and libraries, bookshops and publishers set up by self-help ethnic minority groups

by Pirkko Elliott

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Published by The School of Librarianship and Information Studies, The Polytechnic of North London in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries and foreign population -- England -- London.,
  • Public libraries -- England -- London -- Services to minorities.,
  • Ethnic groups -- Library resources -- England -- London.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 107-111.

    Statementby Pirkko Elliott.
    SeriesSOLIS research report -- no. 12, Research report (Polytechnic of North London. School of Librarianship and Information Studies) -- no. 12
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 234 p. --
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19998174M
    ISBN 100946232180
    OCLC/WorldCa18627304

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