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Library services to people with special needs

Linda Houston

Library services to people with special needs

guidance notes for staff

by Linda Houston

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Published by [North Eastern Education & Library Board] in [Ballymena] .
Written in English


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Title taken from cover.

StatementLinda Houston.
The Physical Object
Pagination[9]p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18942300M


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