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- 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 63.00
This book employs a familiar vehicle in library literature?the case study?but in a departure from the expected, takes that time-honored genre into a new dimension. Shuman uses the conversational narrative as a vehicle for portraying 40 security and safety issues that may arise in libraries, disturbing or vexing patrons and library staff members, alike.... more...
- Government Institutes 2009; US$ 84.99
Despite the volumes of information they contain, few libraries, whose population at any given moment is as unpredictable as the weather, know how to prepare for, endure, and survive a disaster, whether natural or man-made, and even fewer put their know-how to paper. Emergency Preparedness for Libraries provides library management with a comprehensive... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 40.00
Plan, design, and build the library of your dreams! Use this step-by-step guide to remodel or build your new library. Includes case studies from practitioners on common facilities issues. Also includes ready-to-use sample tools and floor plans! This step-by-step guide offers all the technological and practical information needed to make a functional,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95
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...
- Facet Publishing 2009; US$ 87.92
The advantage of radio frequency identification (RFID) over other technologies used in libraries is usually seen to be its ability to combine the functions of the barcode and the security tag, but with the added advantage of not needing line of sight. This book considers the benefits of installing RFID technology; and work with vendors. more...
- Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 79.92
Dadson draws on a decade of experience and award-winning training in this essential practical toolkit, enabling you to respond quickly and effectively to flood, fire and other emergencies. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 44.99
With drawings of typical furniture and equipment, along with diagrams required for their use, this expanded and revised edition of Building Blocks for Planning Functional Library Space helps planners design new, renovated, or existing library space. more...