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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor & Francis 2012; 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...
- 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...
- 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...