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Table of Contents
Contents: Preface; Introduction: renewing our libraries – forces for change, Michael Dewe; Part 1 Heritage Library Buildings – Enhancing the Past for the Present: Leek library, Staffordshire: listed, linked and limited – opening up service and perception in a Victorian building, Hilary Jackson and Alan Medway; Long Eaton library, Derbyshire: an art nouveau gem reborn, Robert Gent and Don Gibbs; Torquay library, Torbay: refurbishing an art deco style building, Katie Lusty. Part 2 New Styles of Provision – Widening the Library Role: Winchester Discovery Centre, Hampshire: discovery centre and more, Richard Ward; National Library of Wales: the visitor experience project, Mark Mainwaring. Part 3 Remaking University Libraries – Creating Modern Learning and Research Environments: Kenrick library, Birmingham City University: from dismal to a dynamic refurbishment, Judith Andrews; Glasgow University library: from book warehouse to lighthouse for study, Helen Durndell; Hartley library, University of Southampton: from accretion to integration, 2002–2007, Mark Brown and Richard Wake. Part 4 Extending the Library – Modernizing and Adding Space: Dublin City library and archive: from concept to reality, Deirdre Ellis-King; The London library: changing to stay the same but expansion and renewal, Inez T.P.A. Lynn; Malmö city library, Sweden: beauty vs. efficiency – planning for user and staff needs, Gunilla Petterson; Waterford central library: a space for all, Jane Cantwell. Part 5 Library Refurbishment Programmes – Forging Templates for Building Renewal: Barnsley central library: there and back – remaking libraries, Kathryn Green, Jane Lee and Wendy Mann; Coalville, Birstall and Enderby libraries, Leicestershire: case studies in renewal, Margaret Bellamy; North Yorkshire libraries: creating a new library brand, Julie Blaisdale; Lowestoft, Stowmarket, Lakenheath and Felixstowe libraries, Suffolk: refurbishments that are prize-winners, Mike Ellwood. Part 6 (1) Snapshots: Some Refurbishment Case Studies In Brief (2) Case Studies Reviewed: Snapshots: some refurbishment case studies in brief, Michael Dewe and Alan Clark; Case studies reviewed, Michael Dewe; Bibliography; Index.