Library services to distance learners in the commonwealth
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Published by Commonwealth of Learning in Vancouver, BC .
Written in English


  • Academic libraries -- Commonwealth countries.,
  • Libraries and education -- Commonwealth countries.,
  • Libraries and students -- Commonwealth countries.,
  • Distance education -- Commonwealth countries.,
  • University extension -- Commonwealth countries.,
  • Library extension -- Commonwealth countries.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Elizabeth F. Watson and Neela Jagannathan ; consulting editor: Jeniphier R. Carnegie.
ContributionsWatson, Elizabeth F., Jagannathan, Neela., Carnegie, Jeniphier R., Commonwealth of Learning.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 247 p. :
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21099995M
ISBN 101895369479

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