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ERIC Number: ED438842
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 184
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-313-30592-7
ISSN: ISSN-0894-2986
Planning for a New Generation of Public Library Buildings. The Greenwood Library Management Collection.
McCabe, Gerard B.
This book on public library design and construction contains the following chapters: (1) "Beginning the Plan"; (2) "Data for Planning"; (3) "Location: Finding a Site"; (4) "Interior Design"; (5) "Furnishing and Equipping the Library and Its Environs"; (6) "Other Views," including "Using Small College Library Planning Techniques in Public Library Facilities Planning" (James R. Kennedy) and "A Place To Call Their Own" (Rebecca M. Wenninger); (7) "The Library Building Program"; (8) "Reference Services to Special Collections"; (9) "Children's Services to Meeting Space"; and (10) "Architectural Details." Each chapter contains references. Appendices include a description of joint-use library in Australia, a management checklist, furniture and equipment options for public libraries, drawings, a safety procedures handbook, discussion of conversion or renovation of other types of buildings, and sample survey forms. Includes a selected annotated bibliography and an index. (MES)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A