Library Buildings in a Changing Environment

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Overview

Fifteen papers presented at a seminar of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions' Section on Library Buildings and Equipment, held in August 1999 in Shanghai. The contributors are librarians, architects, and government officials from China, Korea, Japan, the UK, Europe, Australia, and the US who address topics related to library design, organization, and location. The volume includes a number of diagrams and many muddy but functional b&w photos; there's no subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783598218194
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
  • Publication date: 1/28/2001
  • Series: IFLA Publications Series
  • Pages: 236
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Programme 3
Introduction to the Eleventh Seminar 7
Library Buildings for the new Millennium 11
Prospects of Library Buildings in China 25
The Development of Library Buildings in Shanghai 31
The Development and Prospects of the National Assembly Library Building (Korea) 39
The Process of Development and the Transition of Method for Facility Planning in Japanese Public Libraries 61
Why and How to Prepare a Draft for a new Library Building: French Experience over the Past Decade 79
Stuttgart: On the Way to the Library 21 91
Contextual Constraints and Opportunities: the State Library of New South Wales Extension and the new Pustaka Negeri Sarawak Building 99
Flushing Library: A Year Of Success 125
The Location of your Library Buildings: Why it is important and How to do it using GIS (Geographic Information System Software)? 141
Designing Library Interiors in a Changing Environment: The Singapore Experience 155
From Necessity to Reality: Journal of the Bibliotheque Nationale de France Project 163
To Create an Atmosphere of "Books for Readers and Readers among the Books": On the New Building of Zhejiang Provincial Library 177
Librarians, Politicians and Architects in the Changing Academic Context: A Story of the Emerging Building of the Warsaw University Library 191
The National Library of Catalonia: A New Organization in a Renovated Building: An Assessment 207
Closing Remarks 217
Attendance List 221
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