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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Libraries and Learning Resource Centresby Brian Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 104.95

    Libraries and Learning Resource Centres is a comprehensive reference text examining the changing role and design of library buildings. Critical evaluations of international case studies demonstrate the principles of library design. Available for the first time in full colour, the second edition of the work focuses particularly on the important question... 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 A. Shuman

    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...

  • Facilities Planning for School Library Media and Technology Centers, Second Editionby STEVEN M. BAULE

    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...

  • 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...