Library Facilities--HIGHER EDUCATION

Title Abstract Publication Date
Learning Curve: Adapting Library Workspaces. Presents a five-phase research study that examined a newly configured informal learning environment that integrates students with learning activities and technology Longwood University library. The... 12/31/2007
Legal Transparency. Describes the design of the Fred Parks Law Library addition at South Texas College of Law, including educational context and design goals. Includes floor plans and photographs. 12/31/2002
Libraries and Resource Centres for Tertiary Education. Covers discussions from an expert meeting of the Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education and PEB on how existing libraries for tertiary education may be adapted, and new ones... 05/31/1998
Libraries Designed for Learning. Reports that libraries designed in the 1990s were not fundamentally different in concept from those designed in the 1960s, in spite of transformative changes in student learning, faculty teaching... 10/31/2003
Libraries Designed for Users: A 21st Century Guide. Advises on planning the construction and layout of a tailored to suit the needs of its patrons. The book is organized into four major sections: Essential Background (history, trends, and design... 12/31/2001
Libraries with a Future: How Are Academic Library Usage and Green Demands Changing Building Designs? Support for the modular system of building construction, touted in the second half of the 20th century as the best basis for academic library building design, appears to be waning. A study of green... 06/30/2010
Libraries/Media Centers. Profiles seven winning library and media center projects in the 2010 American School and University Magazine Education Interiors Showcase. Photographs and project statistics accompany a brief... 07/31/2010
Libraries/Media Centers. Presents twelve library and media centers selected for the American School & University 2005 Educational Interiors Showcase. The projects were selcted for functionality, sustainability,... 07/31/2005
Libraries/Media Centers. Profiles six library/media center projects selected for the 2009 American School and University Magazine Education Interiors Showcase. The projects were chosen for their ability to integrate current... 07/31/2009
Libraries/Media Centers. Presents twelve K-12 and higher education library projects selected for the American School & University 2004 Educational Interiors Showcase. The awards were based on the jury's estimation... 07/31/2004
Libraries/Media Centers. Presents K-12 and college libraries/media centers considered outstanding in a competition which judged the most outstanding learning environments at educational institutions nationwide. Jurors spent... 07/31/2003
Libraries/Media Centers. Profiles 12 K-12 and higher education libraries honored in American School and University Magazine's Educational Interiors Showcase. The projects were selected for their high performance... 07/31/2007
Libraries/Media Centers. Profiles eight public school and higher education libraries that were recognized in the American School and University Magazine's Educational Interiors Showcase. The projects were selected for... 07/31/2008
Libraries/Media Centers. Presents thirteen K-12 and higher education library/media centers selected for the American School & University 2006 Educational Interiors Showcase. The projects were chosen for their creative... 07/31/2006
Libraries: Drawn to Knowledge. Discusses how to make a college library the center of campus activity, explaining how to find the proper balance of technology and tradition (e.g., harnessing new media to teach critical thinking... 07/31/2003
Library as Place: Rethinking Roles, Rethinking Space. Presents six essays that consider the effect of online availability of research on the creation and design of library space. The authors consider the role of a library when it no longer needs to be a... 01/31/2005
Library Buildings 2003: These Joints are Jumpin This features 195 public library projects and 31 academic library projects. Statistics include costs, square footage, volume and seat capacity, funding sources and amounts, and architects' names. 11/30/2003
Library Buildings 2004: Spend Billions and They Will Come. This features 203 public library projects and 36 academic library projects. Statistics include costs, square footage, volume and seat capacity, funding sources and amounts, and the name of the... 12/14/2004
Library Design Considerations. Illustrates how paying attention to details such as doors can make all the difference between an ordinary school library and an outstanding one. Discusses effective design techniques, factors to... 06/30/2001
Library Design Showcase 2011 Profiles the 2011 American Library Association Library Design Showcase winners, including libraries at the University of Wyoming, University of Akron, Seattle University, Marquette University,... 02/28/2011
Library Environments and Organisations: Opportunities or Constraints? Examines how university libraries are thriving in an era of educational change, exploring ways in which to store print publications, examining how libraries are increasing space for services and... 05/31/2003
Library Interior Finish Materials. This discusses the library finishes selection process, floor finishes, ceiling finishes, wall finishes, window treatments, new versatile resins, and color. Includes a glossary of terms and references... 12/31/2004
Library Off-Site Shelving: Guide for High-Density Facilities. This collection of essays addresses the planning, construction, and operating issues relating to high-density library shelving facilities. The volume covers essential topics that address issues... 12/31/2000
Library Security Guidelines. These guidelines include an introduction and definitions, and sections covering the following topics: 1. Duty to Protect; 2.Foreseeability of Loss; 3. Adequacy of Protection; 4.Fire and Emergency... 06/26/2010
Library Security. The goal of a library security system should be to provide a safe and secure facility for employees, resources, and patrons. At the same time, the system must perform these functions as seamlessly as... 12/31/2004

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