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Library buildings. Library architecture

  • Management of Library and Archival Securityby Robert K O'Neill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.00

    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...

  • Eco-Library Designby John A. Flannery; Karen M. Smith

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The ancient pairing of architecture and books has always been an interesting topic for debate, and the increasing popularity of electronic books has recently added fuel to the fire. However, the bonfires built for the printed version remain unlit. Research undertaken for this publication suggests that the traditional reading room is currently enjoying... more...

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

    De Gruyter 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 Biddy Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 113.00

    This comprehensive reference examines the changing role and design of library buildings, using a critical examination of recent examples from around the world. The authors, who represent the views of the architect and the client, outline the history and changing typology of the library. They examine the new national, public, academic and specialist... more...

  • Librariesby Ken Worpole

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    Focusing on the practical issues which need to be addressed by anyone involved in library design, here Ken Worpole offers his renowned expertise to architects, planners, library professionals, students, local government officers and members interested in creating and sustaining successful library buildings and services. Contemporary Library Architecture:... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Emergency Planning and Response for Libraries, Archives and Museumsby Emma Dadson

    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...

  • Using Mobile Technology to Deliver Library Servicesby Andrew Walsh

    Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 79.92

    Packed with easy to implement ideas, practical examples and international case studies, this title provides you with a toolkit, exploring ideas as simple as renewals and reminders to the more complex such as access to e-books and virtual worlds. 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...