The library at the centre of the world

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Committee on Multicultural Library Services of the Swedish Library Association , Lund
Libraries and immigrants -- Sweden., Libraries and minorities -- Sweden., Libraries and linguistic minorities -- Sweden., Public libraries -- Cultural programs -- Sw
Statement[translation: Sprk̄bruket, Kerstin E. Wallin]
ContributionsEkman, Maud., Tapaninen, Maria., Airola, Ulla-Maija, Sveriges allmänna biblioteksförening. Committee on Multicultural Library Services.
The Physical Object
Pagination145 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20814404M
ISBN 109197149810

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