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- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 45.00
Smartphones and other mobile devices that support downloadable applications?universally referred to as "apps"?can be used to foster productivity, conduct research, or read and study. Additionally, savvy librarians can better serve their communities by gaining expertise in mobile technologies and being qualified to make app recommendations to patrons.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 49.99
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...
- Facet Publishing 2008; US$ 91.22
Libraries are faced with rapidly shifting populations of users with differing needs, who require a range of fresh communications links that are transforming our concept of the library space. This book takes as its starting point the fact that few architects know about libraries, and fewer librarians know about architectural planning and design. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 52.99
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 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95
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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 91.76
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...
- ALA Editions 2010; US$ 48.00
Providing tips, suggestions, and guidelines on the critical issues that surround designing spaces for children and teens, this how-to book will help you create a space that they will never want to leave. 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...