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Language Available Dewey editions Contact information
Arabic DDC 22 Gina Younis, Director
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
French WebDewey; DDC 23 Mr. Lionel Villalonga, Executive Director
ASTED
2065, rue Parthenais, Bureau 387
Montreal, Quebec H2K 3T1 Canada
  Abridged version of DDC 22 Editions du Cercle de la Librairie
Le Cercle de la Librairie
35, rue Grégoire-de-Tours
75006 Paris France
German WebDewey; DDC 23 Dr. Heidrun Alex
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
Adickesallee 1
60322 Frankfurt am Main
Telefon: +49-69-1525-1544
Telefax: +49-69-1525-1555
Greek Abridged Edition 13 Dr. Evi Sachini, Head, Development Department
National Documentation Centre
48 Vas. Constantinou
GR-11635 Athens Greece
Icelandic Abridged Edition 13 Gudrun Karlsdottir, Head of Cataloguing
The National and University Library of Iceland
Arngrimsgata 3
IS-107 Reykjavik Iceland
Italian WebDewey; Abridged Edition 14; DDC 23 Michele Costa, Amminstratore Unico
Editrice Bibliografica SpA
Via Bergonzoli, 1/5
20127 Milano
tel. +39 02 28315996
fax +39 02 28315906
Norwegian WebDewey; Abridged Edition 21 Annike Selmar
Office of the National Librarian
National Library of Norway
P.O.B. 2674 Solli
N-0203 Oslo Norway
Russian DDC 21 Dr. Yakov L. Shraiberg, First Deputy Director
Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology
12 Kuznetski most
103919, Moscow Russia
Spanish Abridged Edition 14; DDC 22 Octavio G. Rojas
INFOLINK COLOMBIA SAS
Calle 85 No. 19B 31 Of. 301
Bogota D.C. – Colombia S.A.
Phone: (571) 6185997
Swedish WebDewey Harriet Aagaard, Information Specialist
National Library of Sweden
Box 5039
S-102 41 Stockholm
Vietnamese Abridged Edition 14; DDC 23 National Library of Vietnam
31 Trang Thi Street
Hanoi, Vietnam

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