Academic Libraries as High-tech Gateways: A Guide to Design and Space Decisions

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American Library Association, 1995 - Academic libraries - 180 pages
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Guides academic libraries in serving as "gateways" to electronic information. Practical discussions on integrating new technologies and traditional services, presenting libraries as "teaching instruments", and accommodating computer equipment, networks, and communications systems.

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Contents

Library Planning in a New Key
1
Attributes of a TwentyFirst Century Library
32
Creating an Intelligent Library Building
69
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Connie Braun is a first generation Canadian born and raised in the Fraser Valley. She is an emerging writer whose work has most recently appeared in "Half in the Sun: Anthology of Mennonite Writers" (Ronsdale) and in the Mennonite literary journal, "Rhubarb". In both her academic work at the university and in this Mennonite memoir of creative nonfiction, Braun focuses on the second-generation narrative voice as witness. She has published short stories, poems and reviews in various publications. Married and the mother of three young-adult children, Connie now makes her home in Vancouver.

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