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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 ; Cambridge ; New Delhi : Chandos, 2012.
Series: Chandos information professional series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail M Staines
ISBN: 9781843346333 1843346338
OCLC Number: 813616563
Description: XVII, 157 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of figures Acknowledgments Preface About the author Chapter 1: Why interior design matters Abstract: Introduction The importance of interior design What is Universal Design? Designing for today's users Current thinking in academic library design Conclusion Chapter 2: Creating user-centered spaces in academic libraries Abstract: Introduction Getting started Strategies for gathering ideas Gathering input Developing a concept plan Concept plan in action A note of caution Next steps Conclusion Chapter 3: Universally-friendly spaces Abstract: Introduction Of rules, regulations and standards Universal-friendliness The importance of color Flooring selection and care A place to sit Lighting to task A look at security Interior comfort Conclusion Chapter 4: Universal Design of learning spaces Abstract: Introduction Universal Design of learning spaces Conclusion Chapter 5: Potential collaborations Abstract: Introduction Determining the best collaborators Conclusion Chapter 6: Transforming spaces through the use of vignettes Abstract: Introduction Vignette 1: the reference desk dilemma Vignette 2: meeting the demand for group study areas Vignette 3: replacing the 40-year old floor Vignette 4: reinventing staff space Vignette 5: don't over-design social and learning spaces Conclusion Chapter 7: Conclusion Abstract: Introduction Challenges Trending Planning Continued relevance Specific take-aways Conclusion Bibliography Index
Series Title: Chandos information professional series
Responsibility: Gail M. Staines.
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