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Universal design : a practical guide to creating and recreating interiors of academic libraries for teaching, learning and research

Author: Gail M Staines
Publisher: Oxford : Chandos, 2012.
Series: Chandos information professional series.
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"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 uses. Partnerships with other college and university agencies,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gail M Staines
ISBN: 9781780633077 1780633076
OCLC Number: 813544525
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 157 p.) ill.
Contents: Why interior design matters --
Creating user-centered spaces in academic libraries --
Universally-friendly spaces --
Universal Design of learning spaces --
Potential collaborations --
Transforming spaces through the use of vignettes --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Chandos information professional series.
Responsibility: Gail M. Staines.
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This book 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  Read more...

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