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- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 133.00
This book contains the proceedings of the 13th seminar of IFLA's Library Buildings and Equipment Section, which was co-organized with IFLA's Public Libraries Section this time. The event took place as one of the satellite meetings of the World Library and Information Congress 2003 in Berlin, and was held in Paris at the end of July 2003. Seminars like... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 144.95
This book examines the entire gamut of challenges confronting the planning and development of contemporary public libraries; their mission, their roles, and key issues such as lifelong learning, social inclusion, community and cultural needs, regeneration and funding. The helpful presentation and readable style guides the librarian through the preliminary... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
The drive to raise the profile, and modernise the image of libraries has begun, but much still remains to be done. The case-studies in this book, drawn from the UK, Europe and the USA, explore the policies, processes, design issues and problems faced by librarians, architects and others seeking to refurbish and improve the buildings successfully, and... more...
Disaster Recovery for Archives, Libraries and Records Management Systems in Australia and New ZealandElsevier 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...