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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$ 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...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 133.00
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... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
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... 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
As a keen iPad user, I was excited to learn more about what work-related apps I might be missing out on, so was keen to read this book . . . [Y]ou will . . . learn a great deal; but to get the most out of the book it is handy to have a smart phone or tablet to play around on as you read. . . .For me this book is more than just about apps, as it helps... 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...
- 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...
Disaster Recovery for Archives, Libraries and Records Management Systems in Australia and New ZealandElsevier Science 1997; US$ 30.00
Floods, fires or earthquakes can cause critical damage to books and to records. A recovery effort which is well-intentioned but ill-informed or hasty may make the damage far worse. What should be done? What should not be done? This is the first book on disaster recovery specifically tailored for the Australasian market. The book discusses factors which... more...