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- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
The ancient pairing of architecture and books has always been an interesting topic for debate, and the increasing popularity of electronic books has recently added fuel to the fire. However, the bonfires built for the printed version remain unlit. Research undertaken for this publication suggests that the traditional reading room is currently enjoying... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 113.00
This comprehensive reference examines the changing role and design of library buildings, using a critical examination of recent examples from around the world. The authors, who represent the views of the architect and the client, outline the history and changing typology of the library. They examine the new national, public, academic and specialist... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
Focusing on the practical issues which need to be addressed by anyone involved in library design, here Ken Worpole offers his renowned expertise to architects, planners, library professionals, students, local government officers and members interested in creating and sustaining successful library buildings and services. Contemporary Library Architecture:... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
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...
- Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 77.42
Are you prepared? Whether you work with a special collection in a local archive or museum, in a large national library or managing records for a healthcare agency, an emergency plan is critical to your organisation?s future. Dadson draws on a decade of experience and award-winning training in this essential practical toolkit, enabling you to respond... more...
- Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 77.42
Packed with easy to implement ideas, practical examples and international case studies, this title provides you with a toolkit, exploring ideas as simple as renewals and reminders to the more complex such as access to e-books and virtual worlds. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
Towards the end of the nineteenth century, philanthropist Andrew Carnegie supported the erection of almost three thousand public buildings across Britain and America. Seeking to gauge the extent of universal values, this book concentrates on the design and performance of a handful of early Carnegie library buildings in Britain and America, identifying... more...