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Planning the modern public library building

Author: Gerard B McCabe; James Robert Kennedy
Publisher: Westport ; London : Libraries Unlimited, 2003.
Series: Libraries Unlimited library management collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays offers library professionals insight into current activities in the area of building planning.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard B McCabe; James Robert Kennedy
ISBN: 0313321558 9780313321559
OCLC Number: 441335365
Description: XIV, 280 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface Acknowledgment Introduction Part I: The Planning Begins Chapter 1: Early Planning for a New Library Chapter 2: Before Sizing Your Building, Reinvent It: Think New Services, Collections, and Equipment Chapter 3: Greening the Library: An Overview of Sustainable Design Chapter 4: An Ounce of Prevention: Library Directors and the Designing of Public Libraries Part II: Rallying Support Chapter 5: Community Involvement in the Library Construction Process Chapter 6: Getting to Yes: The Public Library Building Process in Henrico County, Virginia Part III: Key Issues for Planning Chapter 7: Retail Technology Applications and Their Role in the Modern Library Chapter 8: A Guide to Selecting Library Furniture Chapter 9: Landscape Design, Establishment, and Maintenance Part IV: Joint-Use Libraries Chapter 10: Joint-Use Libraries: The Ultimate Form of Cooperation Part V: Services for Children, Young Adults, and Seniors Chapter 11: Designing Library Space for Children and Adolescents Chapter 12: Using Teen Patrons as a Resource in Planning Young Adult Library Space in Public Libraries Chapter 13: Creating a Senior-Friendly Library Part VI: Technology Chapter 14: Wireless Networking in the Library: Creating Network Connectivitity Throughout the Library-A Decision-Making Guide for Planners Chapter 15: Considerations in Planning and Managing Computer Services Chapter 16: The Importance of Lighting Chapter 17: New Concepts for Technology in Library Design Part VII: Notable Buildings Chapter 18: Pustaka Negeri Sarawak: Sarawak State Library and Multimedia Chapter 19: Historic Libraries and Their Enduring Value: Brooklyn Public Library Renews Its Historic Buildings Part VIII: Bibliographic Essay Chapter 20: Annotated Bibliography: Planning, Designing, and Building Public Libraries
Series Title: Libraries Unlimited library management collection.
Responsibility: Gerard B. McCabe and James R. Kennedy, editors.

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