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How to thrive as a solo librarian

Carol Smallwood

How to thrive as a solo librarian

by Carol Smallwood

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Small libraries,
  • Administration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Carol Smallwood, Melissa J. Clapp
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ675.S57 H69 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25328922M
    ISBN 109780810882133, 9780810882140
    LC Control Number2011020786

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