Planning, Renovating, Expanding, and Constructing Library Facilities in Hospitals, Academic Medical (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
242
Utgivningsdatum
2005-08-01
Upplaga
illustrated ed
Förlag
Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Illustrationer
illustrations
Dimensioner
222 x 155 x 22 mm
Vikt
480 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780789025401
Planning, Renovating, Expanding, and Constructing Library Facilities in Hospitals, Academic Medical (inbunden)

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Get the tools to meet the challenge of building or renovating a library! The challenge of renovating or constructing a library requires organizational skill, resourcefulness, creativity, and willingness to compromise. Planning, Renovating, Expanding, and Constructing Library Facilities in Hospitals, Academic Medical Centers, and Health Organizations presents thirteen insightful case studies revealing how many libraries have been have been built or renovated using innovations designed to meet a specific organization's needs. Each study plainly highlights objectives, methods, results, and conclusions, and reviews the design of the completed library. Ideas and approaches are presented clearly, showing the designing, refurbishing, and refurnishing of existing library space; the merging of library collections and services; and the construction of multimillion dollar library buildings with each study explaining proven strategies which can be used or adapted to fit the reader's own circumstances. Planning, Renovating, Expanding, and Constructing Library Facilities in Hospitals, Academic Medical Centers, and Health Organizations explains the steps in the planning process, including needs analysis, goal setting, and public relations, as well as the practical considerations of packing and unpacking. The contributors are noted library authorities intimately involved in every facet of the construction procedure and cost accounting, and the book includes helpful photographs, illustrations, tables, and appendices to clarify and help practicing librarians and library students alike fully understand the strategies needed to create a functional library facility that fulfills expectations. Planning, Renovating, Expanding, and Constructing Library Facilities in Hospitals, Academic Medical Centers, and Health Organizations includes case studies of: a resource library moved into a basement renovations to the Osler Library at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec construction of the Booker Health Services Library at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center a merger of two libraries at Trinitas Hospital, Elizabeth, New Jersey the renovation of a small hospital library designing a new library in a historic naval hospital the Hope Fox Eccles Clinical Library Renovation Project expansion and renovation of the Welch Medical Library at Johns Hopkins University and much more! Planning, Renovating, Expanding, and Constructing Library Facilities in Hospitals, Academic Medical Centers, and Health Organizations is an insightful resource for educators, students, and librarians of all types.
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About the Editor Contributors Foreword (Logan Ludwig) Introduction PART I: SPECIAL LIBRARIES Case Study 1. ACOG Resource Center Happily Moves to the Basement (Mary A. Hyde and Pamela Van Hine) Overview Introduction Methods Results Moving the Collection Recommendations Conclusion Appendix A: Space Priorities and Goals Appendix B: Budget Summary for New ACOG Resource Center, 2000 Case Study 2. Preserving Medical History: Recent Renovations to the Osler Library (Pamela J. Miller) Overview Introduction Methods Results Appendix A: The Words of the Architect Appendix B: Steps in the Planning Process Appendix C: Guidelines Used to Calculate Packing and Unpacking Time PART II: HOSPITAL LIBRARIES Case Study 3. Booker Health Sciences Library (Catherine M. Boss) Overview Introduction Health Sciences Library Planning Project Financing Furnishings Preparation of the Nursing Collection Moving the Collections Conclusion Case Study 4. A Tale of Two Libraries: Overview of a Merger (Elisabeth Jacobsen) Overview Introduction Project Summary Project Timeline Issues and Problems Lessons Learned Conclusion Case Study 5. Renovating a Small Hospital Library (Veronica Dawn Stewart) Overview Introduction Methods Preparation Shelving Gains Maintaining Patron Service Results Abandoned Ideas and Plans Gone Awry Conclusion Case Study 6. Blending the New with the Old: Designing a New Library in a Historic Naval Hospital (Jane A. Pellegrino and Lisa R. Eblen) Overview Introduction Objective Methods Results Conclusion Case Study 7. The Hope Fox Eccles Clinical Library Renovation Project (T. Elizabeth Workman) Overview Introduction Facility Renovation Physical Description Methods Outcomes Conclusion PART III: ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER LIBRARIES Case Study 8. Managing a Library Renovation Project: A Team Approach (Deanna M. Lucia and Mary E. Piorun) Overview Introduction Methods Results Conclusion Case Study 9. Continuous Library Facility Improvement at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center (Janis Teal and Holly Shipp Buchanan) Overview Introduction Methods Results User Survey Conclusion Case Study 10. The McGoogan Library of Medicine: A Value-Added Approach to Renovation (Nancy N. Woelfl, Stuart K. Dayton, Tom Gensichen, Mary E. Helms, and Marie Reidelbach) Overview Introduction Methods Project Phasing Formal and Information Communication Results Lessons Learned Conclusion Case Study 11. Ebling Library: Planning a Three-Library Merger and Move (Sylvia Contreras, Erika Sevetson, Natalie Norcross, Julie Schneider, and Daniel Barkey) Overview Introduction Service Integration Collection Shelving and Preparation Information Technology Public Relations Clutter Eradication Conclusion Case Study 12. The Welch Medical Library: A New Model for the Delivery of Library Services (Willard F. Bryant Jr., Jayne M. Campbell, Kathleen Burr Oliver, and Nancy K. Roderer) Overview Introduction Methods Central Core Facility Welc