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Remember that many childrens’ books are extra tall or wide and don’t fit on standard shelves. When it doubt, build it slightly bigger than you think you should. Use recycled and found materials if you can. Demonstrate green building techniques and materials whenever possible. Build and finish the library . • Libraries should acquire materials in a variety of formats such as large-print books, books on tape, closed-caption videos, descriptive videos, music audiocassettes and/or compact discs • Aisle widths between bookstacks must be at least 36 inches (42 inches preferred) • Clear space of at least 36 inches at the ends of the bookstacks when more than two stack aisles are served by the end Size: KB. Ideally, labels should all be placed at the same height. This aids the user in visually browsing the collection and gives materials an orderly, attractive appearance. For narrow-spine books (or other irregularly shaped library materials such as . Preservation Guidelines for Digitizing Library Materials. In keeping with the goals of preservation and access at the Library of Congress, original collection materials are digitized for a variety of reasons, including for online exhibitions and for the online catalog. The first step in the process of digitizing Library collection materials is to review the following considerations.
The Association of College & Research Libraries has teamed with the Library Leadership and Management Association to establish the Guide For Architects and Librarians: Resources for Planning Higher Education Library Spaces Wiki, to provide a basic framework for architects, planners, and librarians embarking on planning and design of libraries. MATERIALS Each library will maintain a printed list of materials at the library counter and on the school library web site that shows what has been selected and slated for acquisition. Each school librarian will offer a “Parent Preview” at the school the day before books are to be placed on the shelves, once in the Fall and once in the Spring. Library returns: Book return bins should be quarantined for 7 days. If the return bin is needed for use, then empty the contents onto a book truck and quarantine the truck for 7 days. Staff should wear gloves and masks while placing items on book trucks. Staff should wash hands with soap and water after handling recently returned library materials. Planning Library Buildings As trustees face the challenges of planning library services for the future, increased space and additional locations may become a major consideration. Governing boards must decide whether to build a new library, renovate or expand current facilities, or find an existing space to be converted into a library.
Library - Library - Library materials: Historically libraries have depended on what materials were available to build collections. The evolution of libraries in antiquity involved the search for a material durable enough to survive as a permanent record and relatively easy to use. Clay and stone provided permanence, but inscribing the records required considerable labour. A sample Library Program Development Plan follows. Your plan will differ, based upon local needs, but the sample reflects the necessary elements and provides a template for planning. Consulting will be available on Library Program Planning through the Area Education Agencies. Resource List for School Library Program Planning. A pandemic is an outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic area and affects an exceptionally high proportion of the population. The following information and resources are meant to assist libraries, institutions, and archives during a pandemic. Some of the resources are specific to influenza outbreaks but can be used more universally to help educate and inform decisions on. A Guide to Library Resources for Studies in Planning. Two volumes from Sage Publications. Covers all aspects of cities, their suburbs, and other urban areas.