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Planning Library Buildings

Khalid K Faruqi (Author)
Synopsis There are many universities and institutions with library buildings-clearly outdated and incapable of meeting the needs for books, readers and staff in the present century. Main topics dealt in the present book are: Planning University Library Buildings: An Introduction; Significant Developments in University Library Buildings; Master Planning for University Libraries; Financing and Cost of University Library Buildings; Urban University Library Building Problems; Design Fashions in University Libraries; Lighting and Mechanical Progress in Universities; University Library Buildings; Media Organization; Branch Library Planning in Universities; Undergraduate Libraries in University; Building Design for Library management; Form vs. Function; Architecture and the College Library; Construction and Maintenance of Library Building. All the articles are judiciously selected from authoritative sources. The book will prove useful and informative for students and teachers of Library and Information Science besides the professional Librarians.
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About the author

Khalid K Faruqi

Khalid Kamal Faruqi is a very senior member in library profession having more than three decades of experience in practical librarianship and teaching of library and information science. He has worked in different capacities like University Archivist, University Librarian in Dr. Zakir Husain Library, Jamia Millia Islamia and currently he is the University Librarian at Hamdard University, New Delhi. He has also been associated with the teaching programme of library and information science since 1986. Dr. Faruqi is the life member of almost all the leading professional bodies in India like ILA, IASLIS and Association of Indian archivist. He has attended a number of conferences and seminars and contributed in articles and books. He has authored, compiled and edited more than half a dozen outstanding books.

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Bibliographic information

Title Planning Library Buildings
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.1998
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788174884848
length viii+209p., 22cm.