ERIC Number: ED031896
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for Library Planners. Proceedings of the Library Buildings and Equipment Institute (University of Maryland, June 18-20, 1959).
Doms, Keith, Ed.; Rovelstad, Howard, Ed.
The content of the first major institute organized and operated by the Section on Buildings and Equipment of the Library Administration Division is presented. The general meeting papers and discussion include all phases of building from the general to the specific. Examples of--(1) college and university libraries, (2) public libraries, and (3) school libraries and equipment are presented, along with a section on writing specifications for library equipment. Photographs, renderings, floor plans, and diagrams accompany the text. Two papers from the Washington ALA Conference, 'To Remodel or not to Remodel', giving the point of view of a librarian and an architect, are presented in an appendix. (RK)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Design Requirements, Equipment Evaluation, Facility Case Studies, Facility Guidelines, Flooring, Heating, Interior Space, Library Equipment, Library Facilities, Library Planning, Lighting, Public Libraries, School Libraries, Specifications, Ventilation
American Library Association, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Library Association, Chicago, IL. Library Administration Div.
Authoring Institution: American Library Association, Chicago, IL.