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Designing a School Library Media Center for the Future (2nd - download pdf or read online

By Rolf Erikson, Carolyn Markuson

Designing a faculty library media heart could be a once-in-a-lifetime chance, so make the most! during this hands-on guidebook, university library building and media experts Rolf Erikson and Carolyn Markuson percentage their studies of engaged on greater than a hundred media heart development initiatives round the state, utilizing conceptual plans from genuine college libraries.

Combining all facets of layout for the college library media center—floor plans, furnishings, expertise, bidding, and evaluation—this newly up to date version addresses:

Current and destiny technological wishes of the coed population
Unique wishes of the neighborhood library that mixes tuition and public library services
Sustainability and conservation matters to assist designers and planners "go green"
Accessibility requisites, together with all ADA laws from the 1st variation plus the most recent fabric on studying kinds and accessibility
Cost regulate and how one can reduce errors utilizing confirmed bidding and assessment methods

With 30 new illustrations and flooring plans and an up to date thesaurus of technical phrases, readers may be a professional and arranged while discussing plans with contractors and proprietors. utilizing the tips the following, you'll keep away from the vintage construction and preservation dangers and construct a library media middle for the future!

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"With flowcharts, a word list of technical phrases, diagrams, images, addresses of beneficial websites, and a little sketch humor, library layout and maintenance experts make clear the total means of making plans a college media middle that may effectively serve its university for decades... The fortunate few who really locate themselves in a position to rework or layout a brand new media heart may gain advantage enormously from consulting this publication. Recommended." --This textual content refers to another Paperback edition.

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Technology requires additional space—and the amount can be substantial—that one may easily fail to consider: network and wiring closets to support the technology; storage space for equipment such as laptops, laptop storage/ recharging carts, and video and digital cameras; spaces where students can recharge laptops and handheld devices; additional office space that may be needed for instructional technology staff; and additional space for mechanical systems necessitated by increased electrical and air conditioning demands.

The size of each space must be based on exactly what needs to happen in that space, and this will vary from school to school. Three factors will greatly influence the overall space needed for the school library facility: the size of the print collection, the desired seating capacity, and requirements for the use of technologies. The Print Collection Predictions that books are the technology of the past have yet to come to fruition. Although it is true that digital resources have replaced and continue to replace many print resources, books will likely remain an important part of school library collections for the foreseeable future.

How many computer workstations will be for group work, and what sizes will these groups be? Where will students use laptops they bring from home? Will they use study tables, comfortable chairs with laptop tablets, or a combination? Finally, you must consider both instructional needs and information production needs. Library classrooms, virtual learning spaces for videoconferencing and distance learning, and multimedia production spaces—space needs that will in all likelihood increase in the future— will quickly add substantial amounts to your total space requirements.

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