Reaching a multicultural student community a handbookfor academic librarians by Karen E. Downing

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn, London .

Written in English

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  • Library orientation for minority college students -- United States.,
  • Peer counseling of students -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. (213)-217) and index.

Book details

StatementKaren E. Downing, Barbara MacAdam, and Darlene P. Nichols.
SeriesThe Greenwood librarymanagement collection
ContributionsMacAdam, Barbara, 1947-, Nichols, Darlene P.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21265606M
ISBN 100313279128

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