Libraries/Media Centers

Title Abstract Publication Date
Three Media Center Solutions. School Planning and Management; v35 n6 p27-30 Jun 1996 An Illinois school district's multi-year, comprehensive plan requires the renovation of each school to accommodate state-of-the-art and... 05/31/1996
Today's Media Centers/Libraries: Changing Roles, Changing Spaces. Explains how school media centers and libraries are transforming into bustling workrooms and why they deserve serious consideration during the design process. The main factors to consider in the... 01/31/2000
Transformations in the Secondary School Library: Morphing To Meet the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century. Describes how an independent college preparatory school library in Tennessee serving grades six through twelve has transformed its space to meet student needs. Discusses maximizing space for... 04/30/2003
Visionary Spaces: Designing and Planning a Secondary School Library. British guideline provides inspiration and information to school librarians considering or directly involved with a new build or refurbished library development programme. 06/30/2007
Wandering Eyes and Security. Discusses library security in light of the expanding array of spaces and services that libraries provide. Glass interior walls improve supervision, and security tags on materials are recommended,... 10/31/2008
Way Beyond Fuddy-Duddy. Describes the work of the Robin Hood Foundation in redesigning 46 New York City school libraries during the years 2002-2005. The foundation engaged local architectural firms, who redesigned existing... 09/30/2005
What's Mine is Yours...and Yours and Yours. Article outlines the benefits of designing school libraries to serve members of the general public as well as students, and offers case studies, design and funding considerations. 07/31/2001
Whole Building Design Guide: School Library. Provides an overview of school library design including a description of spaces. Details the relevant codes and standards, and includes a list of major resources. 12/31/2010
Woodland Hills High School Library Design Competition. Virtual tour of a high school library design created by Architectural Innovations. The design was entered in a competition. 02/23/2011