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ERIC Number: EJ832357
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec-15
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0363-0277
Library Buildings 2008: Keeping the "ECO" in Economy
Fox, Bette-Lee
Library Journal, v133 n20 p36-37 Dec 2008
The latest calamities to befall the economy aren't reflected in the 2008 compilation of building projects. This article discusses how public and academic buildings combine for 213 projects in 2008. The 183 public libraries and 30 academic facilities, completed between July 1, 2007, and June 30, 2008, squeaked through before the repercussions from the current financial debacles. Yet people certainly can't ignore the money side of things. Funding is at the heart of libraries and their future. The root of economy means "to manage." The root of eco means "environment." Managing the library environment this past year showed distinct signs of going green and saving green as design ramped up sustainability elements.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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