ERIC Number: ED035262
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
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Planning Academic and Research Library Buildings.
Metcalf, Keyes D.
A nontechnical guide to many facets in the design of efficient libraries is presented for everyone concerned with library building planning. The author discusses--(1) the problems involved in planning libraries for the future, (2) the library objectives and their relation to aesthetic problems, quality of construction, function and cost, (3) the financial matters of funding and construction, (4) the modular system, (5) the problems relating to floor heights, (6) the traffic problems, (7) the accommodations for readers and staff, (8) the housing of collections, (9) the lighting and ventilating, (10) the mechanical and construction problems, (11) the furniture and equipment, and (12) the planning process. (TC)
Descriptors: Building Design, Construction Costs, Equipment, Facility Guidelines, Libraries, Library Equipment, Library Guides, Library Standards, Mechanical Equipment, Modular Building Design, Planning, Research Libraries, School Libraries
McGraw-Hill Book Co., 330 West 42nd Street, New York, New York 10016 ($14.50)
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Sponsor: Association of Coll. and Research Libraries, Chicago, IL.; Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.
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