ERIC Number: EJ464292
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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The Evolution of Academic Library Architecture: A Summary.
Toombs, Kenneth E.
Journal of Library Administration, v17 n4 p25-36 1992
Reviews the history of architectural developments in academic libraries. Highlights include natural lighting and the invention of the incandescent bulb; compact shelving; open versus closed stacks; modular construction methods; central air conditioning and controlled environments; interior arrangements; access to handicapped users and staff; and environmental concerns. (30 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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