Buildings and Equipment Section: Older Publications of Interest

This page provides a selective list of new publications on library buildings. All visitors to the page are encouraged to submit publication citations of interest. This page will be frequently updated.


  • Edwards, Brian with Biddy Fisher. Libraries and Learning Resource Centres.
       Oxford: Architecture Press. 2002


  • Bazillion, Richard J. "Planning the Academic Library of the Future," portal: Libraries
       and the Academy
    , vol. 1, no. 2 (2001): 151-160

  • Bazillion, Richard J. and Connie L. Braun. Academic Libraries as High-Tech 
    , 2 nd ed. Chicago: American Library Association, 2001.

  • Bisbrouck, Marie Francoise. ed. Library Buildings in a Changing Environment
    Proceedings of the Eleventh Seminar of the IFLA Section on Library Buildings and
       Equipment. Manich: K. G. Saur. 2001

  • Crosbie, Michael J. and Damon D. Hickey. When Change Is Set in Stone: An 
       Analysis of Seven Academic Libraries Designed by Perry Dean Roges and 
       Partners: Architects
    . Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 

  • Library Administration and Management Association, Buildings and Equipment 
       Section. Building Blocks for Planning Functional Library Space. Lanham, MD: 
       Scarecrow Press, 2001.

  • National Information Standards Organization. Environmental Conditions for 
       Exhibiting Library and Archival Materials
    . ANSI/NISO Z39.79-2001. 
       Bethesda, MD: NISO Press, 2001.

  • Nitecki, Danuta A. and Curtis L. Kendrick, eds. Library Off-Site Shelving: A
       Guide to High Density Facilities
    . Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited. 2001.

  • Sawnwald, William W. Checklist of Library Building Design Considerations
       4 th ed. Chicago: American Library Association, 2001.


  • Kahn, Miriam B. Disaster Response and Planning for Libraries. Chicago: 
       American Library Association, 2000.

  • Leighton, Philip D. and David C. Weber. Planning Academic and Research
       Library Buildings
    . 3 rd ed. Chicago: American Library Association, 2000.

  • McCabe, Gerald B. Planning for a New Generation of Public Library Buildings
       Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2000.

  • Woodward, Jeannette. Countdown to a New Library. Chicago: American Library 
       Association, 2000.


  • Arkitekerne maa Schmidt, Hammer and Lassen K/S. The Royal Library: 
       Architectural Images: Copenhagen
    : Gyldendal, 1999.

  • Ojeda, Oscar Riera, ed. Phoenix Central Library. Gloucester, MA: Rockport 
       Press, 1999.

  • Wu Jianzhong, ed. New Library Buildings of the World. Shanghai: Library. 1999.


  • Habich, Elizabeth Chamberlain Moving Library Collections: A Management 
       Handbook Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998.

  • Mecanoo Architecten Architects. Delft University of Technology Library
       Rotterdam: Uitgeverij 010 Publishers, 1998.

  • Wilson, Colin St. John. The Design and Construction of the British Library
       London: The British Library, 1998

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