Planning the Modern Public Library Building by Kennedy
  

Synopsis

Planning the Modern Public Library Building by Kennedy

This collection of 22 highly informative essays offers important insight into current activities in the area of building planning. Written by recognized building experts from the United States and Australia, the essays discuss critical planning issues from a management perspective. Topics include space design; collection marketing; furniture selection; landscaping; accommodating different age groups; hosting activities and events; seeking support from the community; and more. Technology is given a high priority. A bibliographic essay provides an abundance of suggested titles for further study.

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?Wishing you could build a new library? Frantically looking for more space?...This work may be the ticket to help you think through your dreams ...Planning is a worthy resource intended to help the reader think. ...Like talking to a trusted colleague with whom you don't always agree, Planning has a solid, almost grounding, feel to it. ...At the very least, it will help allay that chaotic, deer-in-the-headlights feeling for people new to library design, building, and renovation.?-Booklist/Professional Reading

About the Author

GERARD B. MCCABE is retired Director of Libraries, Clarion University, Pennsylvania. JAMES R. KENNEDY is University Librarian, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, Iowa.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
296 pages

Author

Kennedy
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Publisher

Greenwood Press an imprint of ABC-CLIO

Publication date

30th July 2003

ISBN

9780313321559


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