Provides librarians, architects, and other members of a building design team with an extensive list of questions to ask during the design phase of a new or remodeled library building project. The book's detailed checklists cover nearly every aspect of library facility space and functions, from site selection and security to shelving and groundbreaking ceremonies. Materials updated since the previous edition include a new chapter on sustainable design; new sections on wireless networking, information commons and media production and presentation labs; updated treatment of special collections and materials handling systems; and, a new section on disaster planning. Includes 151 references.
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