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Countdown to a New Library

Managing the Building Project

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Writing from the perspective of a librarian who has been through numerous building projects, Jeannette Woodward walks you through the process of overseeing the planning and construction of a building project. Packed with helpful checklists and worksheets, this revised edition includes: updated references, standards, materials, and resources; tips for efficient HVAC systems and evolving rules for LEED certification; and, information on new technological issues. Using hands-on tools and real-life insider stories from librarians around the country, this is a must-have crash course in planning and building today's libraries.

Author Biography

Jeannette Woodward is a principal of Wind River Library and Nonprofit Consulting. After a career in academic library administration, she began a second career in public libraries in the foothills of the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming. Woodward is the author of several books, including The Customer-Driven Academic Library (2009), What Every Librarian Should Know about Electronic Privacy (2007), Nonprofit Essentials: Managing Technology (2006), Creating the Customer-Driven Library: Building on the Bookstore Model (2005), and the first edition of Countdown to a New Library: Managing the Building Project (2000). She holds a master's degree in library and information science from Rutgers University, with doctoral study at the University of Texas at Austin.
Release date Australia
June 15th, 2010
Contributor
Edited by Jeannette Woodward
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
ALA Editions
Dimensions
279x215x15
ISBN-13
9780838910122
Product ID
3946109

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