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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...

  • Using iPhones, iPads, and iPodsby Matthew Connolly; Tony Cosgrave

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    Using iPhones and iPads: A Practical Guide for Librarians offers library professionals a clear path to Apple readiness. The authors combine their experience in library public services and mobile technology to provide easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions to help you get up to speed. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Disaster Recovery for Archives, Libraries and Records Management Systems in Australia and New Zealandby Judith Doig

    Elsevier 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...

  • 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

    How can your library?and your patrons?benefit from mobile apps? This guidebook offers a solid foundation in "app-literacy," supplying librarians with the knowledge to review and recommend apps, offer workshops, and become the app expert for their communities. more...