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Author Schlipf, Frederick A., author.

Title Constructing library buildings that work / Fred Schlipf.

Publication Info. Chicago : ALA Editions, 2020.
©2020

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Basics of the Library Construction Process -- Basic Building Configuration -- Programming -- Hiring Architects -- Site Selection -- The Design and Construction Process -- Funding -- Remodeling vs. New Construction -- Converting Non-Library Spaces -- Part II. Characteristics of Successful Library Buildings -- Accessibility -- Acoustics -- Efficient Operation -- Electrical Wiring -- Elevators and Staircases -- Expandability -- Flexibility -- Furniture -- HVAC Systems -- Lighting -- Meeting and Program Rooms -- Plumbing -- Security -- Service Desks -- Shelving -- Staff Workspaces -- Storage Spaces -- Good and Bad Ideas in Library Architecture
Summary "This book covers the essential basics of the library construction process and how to construct successful library buildings"-- Provided by publisher.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Library architecture -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Library buildings -- Design and construction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Library fittings and supplies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Library architecture -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Library buildings -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Library fittings and supplies -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Library architecture.
Library buildings.
Library buildings -- Design and construction.
Library fittings and supplies.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Other Form: Print version: Schlipf, Frederick A.. Constructing library buildings that work Chicago : ALA Editions, 2020. 9780838947586 (DLC) 2020015691
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