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Copyright notification

Please note the Gale and EBSCO databases are protected by copyright. They are provided by Waikato District Libraries for use by individuals who are registered patrons of Waikato District Libraries or staff employed by the Waikato District Council for purposes of personal use. By accessing these databases, you agree to the terms and conditions of use specified below.

Conditions of use

Users of this database must agree to abide by the provision of the Copyright Act 1994. This database is protected by international copyright.

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