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  • 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...

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

    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...

  • 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...

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

    De Gruyter Saur 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 for the... more...

  • University Libraries and Space in the Digital Worldby Graham Matthews; Graham Walton

    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...

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

    De Gruyter Saur 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...

  • Better by Designby Ayub Khan

    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...

  • The Best 100 Free Apps for Librariesby Jim Hahn

    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...

  • Universal Designby Gail Staines

    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...

  • 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...