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  • 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...

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

    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...

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

    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...

  • IFLA Library Building Guidelines: Developments & Reflectionsby Karen Latimer; Hellen Niegaard; IFLA

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.00

    The information society and the information age are changing library services as well as library premises. This raises questions about what needs to be considered when planning and designing new library buildings in order to achieve attractive, efficient and future-oriented new library spaces. This new publication provides information and guidelines... more...

  • Teen Spacesby Kimberly Bolan

    ALA Editions 2008; US$ 40.00

    Library directors, teen librarians, and school library media specialists will welcome the inspiration from hundreds of teen spaces around the world, along with hands-on suggestions for revamping their own library. more...

  • Managing Facilities for Resultsby Cheryl Bryan

    ALA Editions 2007; US$ 55.00

    With examples ranging from small to large small public libraries, this volume is equally valuable for school, special, and academic librarians who are faced with similar space repurposing challenges. Any library can embrace these practical, proven techniques for addressing community needs -- by creating a blueprint that prioritizes services and creates... more...

  • Case Studies in Library Securityby Bruce Shuman

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    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...

  • Emergency Preparedness for Librariesby Julie Todaro

    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...

  • Facilities Planning for School Library Media and Technology Centersby Steven Baule

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 39.95

    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...

  • Libraries and the Mobile Webby Cody Hanson

    ALA Editions 2011; US$ 34.00

    For libraries to stay relevant, they must be able to offer content and services through the mobile web. more...