ERIC Number: ED239645
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Library Buildings and Equipment Section. Management and Technology Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on library buildings and equipment, which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "The Impact of Technology on Library Buildings," in which Rolf Fuhlrott (West Germany) discusses construction technology (types of building materials and library building design), selection of technical building equipment (illumination systems, air conditioning systems, and patron transportation facilities), and library technology (book conveying systems and storage facilities); (2) "German Library Building in the Last Decade: Selected Examples of Academic/Research Libraries and Public Libraries in the Federal Republic of Germany and Berlin (West)," which presents holdings data, facility specifications, and other information on 19 academic and 11 public libraries in West Germany; (3) "The Influence of Conventional Technologies on Library Planning and Construction," in which Robert K. Jopp (West Germany) discusses library heating, lighting, and air conditioning in the context of energy conservation; and (4) "Whither the Book? Considerations for Library Planning in the Age of Electronics," in which Roscoe Rouse, Jr. (United States) discusses paper longevity, book preservation, the impact of the online environment on libraries, electronic publishing, and factors to be considered in planning future library buildings. (ESR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Electronic Publishing; United States; West Germany
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Conference of the International Federation of Library Associations (49th, Munich, West Germany, August 21-27, 1983).