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  • How Green is My Library?by Sam Mulford; Ned Himmel

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 45.00

    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...

  • Public Libraries Going Greenby Kathryn Miller

    ALA Editions 2010; US$ 36.00

    Highly practical and bursting with ideas, this guide will serve as a quick reference source for going green in your library. more...

  • Theme Issueby Margy MacMillan; Eleanor Mitchell; Sarah Watstein

    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...

  • Designing Library Space for Childrenby Ingrid Bon; Andrew Cranfield; Karen Latimer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 93.38

    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... more...

  • The Green Library - Die grüne Bibliothekby Petra Hauke; Karen Latimer; Klaus Ulrich Werner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.88

    Übergreifende Beiträge und konkrete Fallbeispiele sowohl aus Deutschland als auch aus anderen Teilen Europas, aus Asiens, Australien und den USA, zeigen wie der ökologische Fußabdruck im Alltag der Bibliothek verringert werden kann und was Nachhaltigkeit für die soziale Verantwortung von Bibliotheken in ihrer Rolle als gesellschaftliche... more...

  • Better by Designby Ayub Khan

    Facet Publishing 2008; US$ 91.22

    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...

  • The Best 100 Free Apps for Librariesby Jim Hahn

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • Management of Library and Archival Securityby Robert K O'Neill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.00

    Providing a substantive approach to the issue, Management of Library and Archival Security: From the Outside Looking In gives librarians and collection directors practical and helpful suggestions for developing policies and procedures to minimize theft. In addition, this text prepares you to deal with the aftermath of a robbery or natural disaster... more...

  • A Most Delicate Monsterby Jean Dartnall

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 30.00

    A Most Delicate Monster will be particularly useful for practitioners. The focus is on the running of small special libraries and particularly the one-person library. A professional outlook is maintained without neglecting the full range of tasks required in a one-person library. The practical orientation is supported by the use of checklists. Although... more...

  • Apps for Librarians: Using the Best Mobile Technology to Educate, Create, and Engageby Nicole Hennig

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 45.00

    Smartphones and other mobile devices that support downloadable applications?universally referred to as "apps"?can be used to foster productivity, conduct research, or read and study. Additionally, savvy librarians can better serve their communities by gaining expertise in mobile technologies and being qualified to make app recommendations to patrons.... more...