Guidelines for library services to prisoners
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Published by International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions in The Hague .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Prison libraries -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Vibeke Lehmann and Joanne Locke.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
SeriesIFLA professional reports -- no. 92
ContributionsKaiser, Frances E., International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19385012M
ISBN 109077897070

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