Acoustical Considerations in Planning and Design of Library Facilities

Web Abstract: 
Discusses acoustical demands in libraries to consider during the design and construction process of new or renovated library space. Topics include intrusive noises; overly reverberant spaces; lack of speech privacy; sound transmission class; noise criteria; reverberation time and noise reduction coefficient; space planning; sound systems; and external noise.
Author: 
Wrightson, Denelle; Wrightson, John M.
Journal: 
Library Hi Tech
Publication Date: 
12/31/1998
Page Numbers: 
349-57
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