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TITLE: Canadian Book Exchange Centre (CBEC)
DESCRIPTION: "The Canadian Book Exchange Centre (CBEC) is a clearing-house service provided by the National Library of Canada, for the distribution and exchange of publications which are deemed surplus by some institutions but needed by others. The Centre was established in 1973 under the authority of the National Library Act to handle surplus library materials from federal departments and agencies, but the service is now extended to all Canadian libraries, documentation centres, institutions, organizations and associations. Since its inception the CBEC has received about 26 million publications and has distributed about 8 million. Of its holdings about 66 percent are periodicals, 21 percent Canadian official publications, 7 percent foreign official publications and 6 percent monographs."
KEYWORDS: serials and books exchange, canada

TITLE: Foreign Aid for Children's Libraries: 25 Years
CREATOR: International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)
DESCRIPTION: "A library project administered by IFLA and UNESCO, which encourages and financially supports activities fighting illiteracy. Its aim is to provide children and young people in developing countries with books."--Title screen.
LOCATION: Brunhildenstr. 34, D-80639 Munich, Germany
PHONE: -49-89-17 23 83
FAX: -49-89-260 78 96
KEYWORDS: book donation, international

TITLE: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
DESCRIPTION: "Specializes in antiquarian law and legal history from the 1500s onward, including American, British and international materials.... also deal in contemporary legal materials for practitioners and libraries, as well as publish reprints of legal classics."--Title screen. Search the entire database.
LOCATION: 965 Jefferson Ave., Union, NJ 07083-8605
PHONE: 800-422-6686
FAX: 908-686-3098
KEYWORDS: books exchange, law books

TITLE: United States Book Exchange
DESCRIPTION: Book exchange service for USBE members.
KEYWORDS: serials and books exchange, united states

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