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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Metcalf, Keyes D. (Keyes DeWitt), 1889-
Planning academic and research library buildings.
New York, McGraw-Hill [©1965]
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Keyes D Metcalf; Association of Research Libraries.
|Notes:||Sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries and the Association of College and Research Libraries under a grant by the Council on Library Resources.|
|Description:||xv, 431 pages illustrations|
|Contents:||Looking ahead --
Library objectives and their relation to aesthetic problems, quality of construction, function, and cost --
Financial matters --
The modular system --
Problems relating to height --
Traffic problems --
Accommodations for readers and staff --
Housing the collections --
Lighting and ventilating --
Other mechanical and construction problems --
Furniture and equipment --
Planning preliminaries --
The program for assignable space requirements --
The program for mechanical facilities, comfort, and other requirements --
First steps in planning --
The final plan --
The construction period and the final stages.