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Professional ethics and neutrality in librarianship.

Bernadette Scully

Professional ethics and neutrality in librarianship.

by Bernadette Scully

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Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.) - Course project inthe Department of Information and Library Studies, Loughborough University of Technology, 1994.

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Open LibraryOL20718256M

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