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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
This part themed issue tries to grapple with the impact of changing library environments as librarians try to identify the extent, type and configuration of future space needs of both kinds. The themed articles address questions of learning space, landscape design and development and service design in evolving library spaces. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 40.00
While there is a broad spectrum of ecological sophistication within libraries nationwide and some regions are at the forefront of sustainable of sustainable design and operations, others are just beginning or have yet to integrate materials recycling into their daily practice. A few jurisdictions are mandating LEED certified buildings and carbon-neutral... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 126.00
In recent years the library community has seen a renewed interest in library architecture and design. This is due to the change of focus from content and collection development to how libraries engage with their users in a digital age. This means that librarians, architects, politicians and patrons must develop new visions, concepts and ideas for the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95
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... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
Contributions and case studies from Germany and other European countries, as well as from Asia, Australia and the US, demonstrate different aspects of reducing the "ecological footprint" in libraries. As well as looking at everyday procedures, the social role and responsibility of libraries as leaders in environmental sustainability are considered.... more...
- Facet Publishing 2008; US$ 87.92
Libraries are faced with rapidly shifting populations of users with differing needs, who require a range of fresh communications links that are transforming our concept of the library space. This book takes as its starting point the fact that few architects know about libraries, and fewer librarians know about architectural planning and design. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 44.99
Librarian Jim Hahn has carefully culled the over 500,000 available apps down to the 100 that are the absolute best for day-in, day-out library services. The guide covers apps from both Apple and Android devices, including tablets. This guide is intended as an introduction for those with little or no app experience and for those wanting to know more... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 44.99
With drawings of typical furniture and equipment, along with diagrams required for their use, this expanded and revised edition of Building Blocks for Planning Functional Library Space helps planners design new, renovated, or existing library space. more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 80.00
Universal Design provides practitioners, graduate students, and other professionals interested in obtaining practical advice on how to effectively create and re-create interiors of academic libraries for teaching, learning, and research. The academic library ?as place? continues to evolve around the idea that the existing environment can have multiple... more...