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Librarianship and human rights

Toni Samek

Librarianship and human rights

a twenty-first century guide

by Toni Samek

  • 310 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Chandos in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Library science -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Library science -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementToni Samek ; foreword by Edgardo Civallero, with contributions by Kenneth D. Gariepy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 200 p.
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22747492M
    ISBN 101843341468
    ISBN 109781843341468

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