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September 15, 2013

Mapping the Important Things @ Librarian Design Share

PS: How to visualize a library floor plan, aka mapping the library design. Here is one excellent visualization of the mindmap:

Mapping the Important Things
  • The “Before” — Original St. Francis College Library Map  
  • New St. Francis College Library Map — Front 
  • New St. Francis College Library Map — Back
  • Map Key (Subject by call number and color)

On the same shelf:
  • UNH School of Law library: Floor plan
  • Queens University Floor Plan Tour
  • University of Toronto Virtual Tour
  • Library Tour @ Seneca
  • Better by Design: An Introduction to Planning and Designing a New Library Building
    Ayub Khan
  • Designing a School Library Media Center for the Future
    Rolf Erikson
  • Checklist of Library Building Design Considerations
    William W. Sannwald
  •   The Library of Congress: The Art and Architecture of the Thomas Jefferson Building
    John Y. Cole
  • Transforming Libraries, Building Communities: The Community-Centered Library
    Julie Biando Edwards
  • The Academic Library Building in the Digital Age: A Study of Construction, Planning, and Design of New Library Space
    Christopher Stewart
  • Creating the Customer-Driven Library: Building on the Bookstore Model
    Jeannette A. Woodward
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