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Discussion 10 Steps to a Better Library Interior

by Traci Lesneski on Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 12:00 pm

ALA 13 Program: 10 Steps to a Better Library Interior

presented by Nancye Browning (LFPL) and Traci Lesneski (MSR Ltd.)

Slides of our presentation attached.  Thanks for attending!

Event Library Interiors Discussion Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 12:16 pm

Library Interiors Discussion Group

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Event Digital Bridge to Somewhere: Take 2

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 01:09 am

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US/Pacific (-7)

Panelists with deep experience in library planning, design and administration, along with representatives of the information collection, dissemination and publishing industry, will explore the impact of technology and electronic content delivery on the library's physical and administrative future. Different points-of-view will be explored so that attendees can understand the shifts needed in library planning and what impact they may have on their respective libraries.

Timezone:
US/Pacific (-7)

Panelists with deep experience in library planning, design and administration, along with representatives of the information collection, dissemination and publishing industry, will explore the impact of technology and electronic content delivery on the library's physical and administrative future. Different points-of-view will be explored so that attendees can understand the shifts needed in library planning and what impact they may have on their respective libraries.

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Event Evolving Library Spaces

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 01:09 am

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US/Pacific (-7)

This program lays the groundwork for library planning standards through unique exercises that include group activities related to library standards, measurements, funding and advocacy. Participants are offered the opportunity to experience the initial steps of planning and are given the chance to research library planning standards that can make or break a project. This program is for academic librarians, educators, K-12 school librarians, special and public librarians.

Timezone:
US/Pacific (-7)

This program lays the groundwork for library planning standards through unique exercises that include group activities related to library standards, measurements, funding and advocacy. Participants are offered the opportunity to experience the initial steps of planning and are given the chance to research library planning standards that can make or break a project. This program is for academic librarians, educators, K-12 school librarians, special and public librarians.

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Event ALA / IIDA Library Interior Design Awards

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 01:09 am

Event Library Interiors Discussion Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 01:09 am

Event Fusion Libraries: New Models for New Times

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 01:08 am

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US/Pacific (-7)

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By incorporating new and more diverse collaborations and programs, libraries are blurring boundaries between information, culture and daily life. “Fusion” library facilities, functioning as community and academic hubs, have demanded new planning parameters to address identity, integration, and territory. This panel discussion of academic and public libraries will illustrate planning strategies and the operational considerations that shaped them. Following the panel, Sandbox sessions will provide opportunities for in‐depth discussions with Fusion Library representatives.

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Event STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math): Building an Interactive Library / Museum Space for Kids

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 01:08 am

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US/Pacific (-7)

A case study of the partnership between the Queens Library and the Exploratorium. How to bring children and science together in a fun and hand-on environment.

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Event Emerging Library Space Type -- "The Evolving Learning Commons - Children, Teens and Families"

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 01:08 am

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This program focuses on the evolving concept of the "Learning Commons." After an introduction of the examples and best practices of a Learning Commons, we will engage in a series of group exercises to plan, design and evaluate a Learning Commons for a library of your choice. Workshop attendees will develop understanding of the facility development process. This program is for public librarians, educators, K-12 school librarians, special and academic librarians.

Timezone:
US/Pacific (-7)

This program focuses on the evolving concept of the "Learning Commons." After an introduction of the examples and best practices of a Learning Commons, we will engage in a series of group exercises to plan, design and evaluate a Learning Commons for a library of your choice. Workshop attendees will develop understanding of the facility development process. This program is for public librarians, educators, K-12 school librarians, special and academic librarians.

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Event Library Service Planning: Leveraging Your Organization to Transform Your Library

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 01:08 am

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US/Pacific (-7)

Uncertain environments call for experimentation. Learn how to develop a framework that leverages library resources in a new way. Address the conditions to attract new customers and resources. Archimedes moved a rock with a small stone. So can you.

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Uncertain environments call for experimentation. Learn how to develop a framework that leverages library resources in a new way. Address the conditions to attract new customers and resources. Archimedes moved a rock with a small stone. So can you.

Obviously, not all budgets are in decline. But it can be catastrophic if you don’t know the functional service capacities for your library. Researchers say that what people think of as intuition is, at its heart highly developed pattern recognition. This program will help new leaders understand patterns - putting intelligent minds to leverage change.

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Brings together librarians and design professionals to analyze, discuss, and share information related to academic, public, and school library buildings, equipment, and furnishings. Topics addressed include, but are not limited to, library site selection; building planning and architecture; library furniture and equipment; interior design; maintenance and security of buildings and property; and disaster recovery.

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