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Learning – Connecting – Relaxing TIB/UB – Relaunching the public spaces

IB/UB, the German National Library of Science and Technology and University Library Hannover, provides students, researchers and teaching staff from all faculties of Leibniz Universität Hannover and the world as well as interested local citizens with literature and specialised information in both printed and electronic form. This is an… Read More

  • Publications
  • 04 April 2014
  • By: Anette Franzkowiak

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Spaces for Special Collections Lyon 2014

Theme: Special Spaces for Special Collections The Library Buildings & Equipment and the Rare Books and Manuscripts Standing Committees together with the Preservation and Conservation Committee are calling for papers which showcase recent building solutions and room concepts for Special Collections. These should reflect an understanding of and response… Read More

  • News
  • 03 December 2013
  • By: Edwin C. Schroeder

Declaration for the Right to Libraries

The Declaration for the Right to Libraries is about to go viral, but we need your help! Over the past few months, we have been developing a social media campaign to help launch the Declaration into the public awareness. We want to generate conversation about YOUR right to libraries and garner signatures in support of all types of libraries, all over the United States and beyond. Read More

  • News
  • 08 October 2013
  • By: Jeffrey Scherer

ENSULIB Workshop at WLIC 2013

This 11:30-13:00 Off-site Workshop (a few minutes walk from the main Conference site at Suntec) of the "Environmental Sustainability and Libraries" Special Interest Group is nº 103 of the Conference Programme. Read More

  • Events
  • 10 August 2013

Questionnaire on Post-Occupancy Evaluation of Library buildings

In the planning process, much can be learned from existing buildings. The importance of the library visit is widely accepted and the IFLA Library Building Guidelines book published in 2007 includes a checklist of what to look for when visiting library buildings prior to starting out on a new… Read More

  • Publications
  • 27 May 2013
  • By: Jeffrey Scherer

Designing Library Space for Children (2011)

In recent years the library community has seen a renewed interest in library architecture and design. This is due to the change of focus from content and collection development to how libraries engage with their users in a digital age. This means that librarians, architects, politicians and patrons must… Read More

  • Publications
  • 13 December 2011
  • By: Ingrid Bon, Andrew Cranfield, and Karen Latimer (Eds.)