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Meeting the needs of elderly people

Meeting the needs of elderly people

the public library"s role : proceedings of a British Library seminar held on November 30th, 1984

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Published by Public Libraries Research Group in Winchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire : British Library Lending Division, 1985. 1 microfiche : negative ; 11 x 15 cm.

Statementedited by Peggy Heeks and Elaine Kempson.
SeriesBritish Library R & D report ;, 5850, British Library research & development reports ;, report no. 5850.
ContributionsHeeks, Peggy., Kempson, Elaine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2502, no. 5850 (Z)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination55 p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2357416M
LC Control Number86891890


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