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Library space planning : a PLA guide

Author: David Vinjamuri
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Public Library Association, [2019] 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The interior design language of the 21st century is the language of retail, and libraries must be fluent to be successful. Most patrons are unaware of the variety of services and offerings that their local library can provide. Rightly or wrongly, library patrons expect robust merchandising, easily accessible spaces and self-directed way finding. Library Space Planning: A PLA Guide is a brief and to-the-point guide  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Vinjamuri
ISBN: 9780838947654 0838947654 9780838947661 0838947662
OCLC Number: 1130308255
Notes: Cover title.
Description: 34 pages : color illustrations, plans ; 28 cm
Contents: What we talk about when we talk about space --
Roles in planning --
Preparing for space planning --
Preparing the design brief --
Considerations for space planning: space analysis --
Planning your space --
Building effective displays --
Taking a data-centric, graduated approach to space planning.
Other Titles: Library space planning :
Responsibility: David Vinjamuri.

Abstract:

The interior design language of the 21st century is the language of retail, and libraries must be fluent to be successful. Most patrons are unaware of the variety of services and offerings that their local library can provide. Rightly or wrongly, library patrons expect robust merchandising, easily accessible spaces and self-directed way finding. Library Space Planning: A PLA Guide is a brief and to-the-point guide that will help you to understand these ideals and recreate them in your library. In addition, you will learn how to improve the functionality of your space in the short, medium and long-term, and discover how libraries can use the ideas herein to aid patrons in discovery, discernment and delivery.

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