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Tactical urbanism for librarians : quick, low-cost ways to make big changes

Author: Karen Munro
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The term "tactical urbanism" is a new phrase for a type of action that has existed for centuries: actions designed to improve a city or neighborhood with minimal oversight, budget, or delay. It's usually local, immediate, and accomplished without a lot of training or resources. Munro shows that, although libraries have reputations as traditional and bureaucratic, they are also communal systems which can utilize the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Munro
ISBN: 9780838915585 0838915582
OCLC Number: 985446891
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: ix, 164 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: An introduction to tactical urbanism --
Tactical urbanism case studies. Sidebar : some useful urbanism concepts --
A realistic tactical approach. Sidebar : how about tactical business practices? --
Library case studies --
Library meets city --
Coming back to earth --
A library leader's guide to building a tactical library --
Twelve steps to becoming a tactical library interventionist. Sidebar : tactical follow-ups and where to find more --
Summing up.
Other Titles: Quick, low-cost ways to make big changes
Responsibility: Karen Munro.

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This book illustrates how tactical urbanism offers librarians the tools to deliver fast, inexpensive, and innovative projects with big impact.  Read more...

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