University Libraries and Space in the Digital World
This timely book addresses physical space in university libraries in the digital age. It considers the history of the use of space, integrates case studies from around the world with theoretical perspectives, explores recent developments including new build and refurbishment. With users at the forefront, chapters cover different aspects of learning and research support provision, shared services, and evaluation of space initiatives. Library staff requirements and green issues are outlined. The book also looks to the future, identifying the key strategic issues and trends that will influence and shape future library spaces.
The authors are international, senior university library managers and academics who provide a range of views and approaches and experience of individual projects and initiatives.
Title: University Libraries and Space in the Digital World
Author: Graham Walton; Graham Matthews