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Woodward, Jeannette A.

Countdown to a new library : managing the building project / Jeannette Woodward.
Chicago : American Library Association, 2000.
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Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references and index.
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SummaryAt some point in their careers, most librarians will find themselves in the midst of a new building project, renovation, or addition. Many will even be in the position of either managing the building process or reacting to its effects. Countdown to a New Library presents all of the need-to-knows for designing and constructing a library for the future. Writing from the perspective of a librarian who has been through the building wars and survived to tell about it, Jeannette Woodward uses laymens terms to walk you through the process of overseeing the planning and construction of a building tha.
ContentsIntroduction; 1 Getting Off to a Good Start; 2 The World of Architects and Contractors; 3 Before Design Begins; 4 The Building Shell; 5 Environmental and Human Needs; 6 Technology and Modern building Infrastructures; 7 Security and Safety; 8 Flooring Materials, Wall Coverings, and Furnishings; 9 Surviving the Construction Phase; 10 Moving and Getting Settled; Index.
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SubjectLibrary buildings -- United States -- Design and construction.
Facility Design and Construction.
United States.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
Library buildings -- Design and construction. (OCoLC)fst00997651
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
GenreElectronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN0838999409 (electronic bk.)
9780838999400 (electronic bk.)
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