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Reading Room: A Catalog of New York City's Branch #Libraries by #ElizabethFelicella

Reading Room: A Catalog of New York City’s Branch Libraries, features the work of architectural photographer Elizabeth Felicella documenting all 210 branches of New York City’s extensive public library systems in more than 1,700 photographs. 111 more words


Predicting the Role of #Library #Bookshelves in 2025 - Coen Wilders

University libraries are questioning the added value of open shelves with books. As scientific publications are increasingly available in electronic format, which role do bookshelves have in the future library space? 132 more words

Library Buildings

Storage, seating and signage

I’ve been meaning to write this for the longest time – after the library renovation / redesign what is working and what isn’t. For the history have a look under… 1,305 more words

Library Makeover

Confusion in the Library

I went to RMIT’s Swanston Library today. It confused and annoyed me.

To be fair, the library is undergoing major renovations. But still…

I tried to visit the library two weeks ago. 660 more words

Ideas Worth Stealing

Transforming Norwegian Public Libraries

by Marit Andersen Somby


In 2014, amendments to the Public Libraries Act of Norway came into force. The revision included an enhanced role for public libraries: 1,688 more words

Dimensions of Library Design

We are in the long and complex process of building a new house. The house will have space for a library, a rare book room, and a studio for my book repair work. 1,225 more words

Book Collecting

Code Brown: Design Thinking & Beyond feat. @jeromical / Part 1

Blame it on Jerome; it started with him.

Jerome Rivera, aka @jeromical, is Community Library Manager at Ranui in Auckland, New Zealand. He’s smart and thoughtful and highly accomplished, and one of the sharpest dressers I’ve ever seen. 801 more words