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Evaluating federally funded public library programs

Betty J. Turock

Evaluating federally funded public library programs

by Betty J. Turock

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Public libraries -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Library finance -- United States.,
  • Federal aid to libraries -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLibrary Programs.
    StatementBetty J. Turock.
    ContributionsUnited States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Library Programs.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18234703M

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