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Libraries And Archives

Author : Susan Garretson Swartzburg
ISBN : 9781461669197
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Fills a need for a selective bibliography focusing on library design that will not only house collections appropriately but also be comfortable for readers and staff.

Starting An Archives

Author : Elizabeth Yakel
ISBN : 9781461671381
Genre : Reference
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Yakel outlines each step needed to be taken in setting up a university, corporate, or other institutional archives.

Guide For The Development And Management Of Nursing Libraries And Information Resources

Author : Dorothy L. Moore
ISBN : 0887377297
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An Ounce Of Prevention

Author : Johanna G. Wellheiser
ISBN : 0810841762
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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An Ounce of Prevention is a comprehensive and practical guide to the process of disaster planning. This completely revised and expanded publication builds on the strengths of its award-winning predecessor. Used as a planning tool, it will help you develop strategies for effective disaster prevention and recovery.

The Library Security And Safety Guide To Prevention Planning And Response

Author : Miriam B. Kahn
ISBN : 9780838909492
Genre : Education
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Security planning, part of disaster response and continuous operations planning, is the key to proactively addressing potential safety issues. This book discusses key safety and security issues step-by-step, then gives tips on implementing prevention strategies, creating guidelines for libraries and staff, and minimizing risk.

Planning Academic And Research Library Buildings

Author : Philip D. Leighton
ISBN : 0838907474
Genre : Architecture
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The completely updated and expanded edition of this classic text reviews all aspects of planning and construction of academic and research library buildings. Planning a new building that fulfills the needs and expectations of users and staff is a true challenge. New technology has put an increasing burden on library planners to develop a flexible building to accommodate the future library. However, even in the present academic and research library, buildings need to serve dual purposeshouse the collection, support technology, and provide study and research space for users. While these uses are not mutually exclusive, they do require careful planning. The planning process is complicated by the need to budget and control expenses while ensuring that space is available for every library need now and in the foreseeable future. The job of planning and designing a library building often falls on the shoulders of those who have little experience in such a huge undertaking. They are also usually charged with multiple tasks, including budgeting, fundraising, hiring architects and consultants, and then implementing and coordinating the entire process. Because it is so comprehensive, Planning Academic and Research Library Buildings can be used by librarians, planners, architects, designers, consultants, and academic administrators as a complete planning tool. It addresses every planning aspect from the moment the idea of a new building is first conceived until the grand opening. Arranged in the same chronological order as the building planning process, the book explains each step thoroughly and clearly. The book details: * the planning process; * alternatives to a new building; * the building program; * budgeting and expense control; * building additions and renovation; * planning and citing; * design development; * contract documents; and * bidding, legal, and business concerns and construction. The authors explain which questions need to be answered first in the planning process. In addition, the key factors that must be considered when planning a new building are thoroughly explained, such as: * aesthetic and functional concerns; * security; * interior design; * environmental control; * adaptability and support of technology; * housing the collection; and * accommodations for reading. Specific and select library building examples are used to illustrate points and clarify solutions to problems. Appendixes include program examples, formulas and tables, the ALA Building Blocks guideline, and environmental conditions for book preservation. A comprehensive bibliography provides both in print and online resources on building planning. A glossary is included to clarify terms to the variety of users of this book. - Publisher.

Planning Public Library Buildings

Author : Mr Michael Dewe
ISBN : 9781409485018
Genre : Architecture
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Planning a new or refurbished public library means considering not only facilities for collections, services, staff and users, but examining also the local context, reviewing the library image, and developing relationships with other community facilities and agencies. This book examines the entire gamut of challenges confronting the planning and development of contemporary public libraries; their mission, their roles, and key issues such as lifelong learning, social inclusion, community and cultural needs, regeneration and funding. The helpful presentation and readable style guides the librarian through the preliminary information-gathering and decision-making process that ensures a successful library building for all concerned. Using practical case studies, plans and photographs, the author tackles the critical issues of siting, size, plans and design concepts, and provides a helpful guide to weighing up the alternatives of refurbished, converted and new buildings. Separate chapters focus on the planning, briefing and construction process; security, safety and sustainability; key characteristics of successful buildings; identity, decor and signage; and interior layout and facilities. The text draws together a vast resource of real library examples from all over the world which provide best practice models and lessons to learn. For funding authorities, librarians and architects of public libraries this is a highly informative book that will help to ensure wise decision-making and prevent costly mistakes.

Preservation In Australian And New Zealand Libraries

Author : Douglas Ross Harvey
ISBN : UOM:39015032627740
Genre : Library materials
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Second edition of an introduction to the problems involved in the preservation of library materials, especially those which are paper-based. Includes the results of research made into the avoidance of deterioration. For practising librarians and information workers in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, and for students of librarianship in these countries. Includes a select bibliography and an index.

Conservation Administration News

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ISBN : UOM:39015082954234
Genre : Preservation of materials
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Protecting Your Collections

Author : Gregor Trinkaus-Randall
ISBN : UOM:39015034282304
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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