Baker & Taylor Provides advice to librarians overseeing building projects, including guidelines on communicating with architects and contractors, keeping within time and budget constraints, and meeting standards and ADA requirements.
Book News For librarians going through a big-budget, long-term building project, veteran librarian Woodward (Wayne State U.) provides a roadmap in lay terms for everything from blueprints to the final move. She emphasizes the importance of communicating such concerns as users' needs, budget parameters, safety, security, and practical design to the people engaged in the actual design and construction. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)