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Wall of Shelves

Another newer board of mine is my Library Designs board (https://www.pinterest.com/lissaemmett/library-designs/). Matt and I bought a new house less than a year ago and although it’s fairly small, we want to turn one wall of the living room into a mini-library. 248 more words

Interior Design

University #Library of #Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum) pictures by Emre Hasan Akbayrak

Libraries are enjoying a boom in visitors and users in the transition from printed to digital media. Libraries are evidently not being affected by the ‘cloud’ of electronic content and services – in fact, they are still places offering access to information and knowledge and enabling knowledge to be acquired and produced.  182 more words


#Libraryspaces in the 21st century: Meeting the challenges of user needs for information, technology, and expertise

– Libraries and library professionals face multiple challenges in meeting user needs in the second decade of the new millennium. This is particularly true in academic libraries where students and faculty demand and expect fast, easy, and seamless access to information as well as flexible, comfortable places to work alone as well as collaboratively with colleagues, friends, classmates, and instructors. 200 more words


Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (Berlin State Library) Haus Unter den Linden pictures by Emre Hasan Akbayrak

The founding of the Churfürstliche Bibliothek zu Cölln an der
Spree (Electoral Library) 350 years ago established the basis for
what is today the most important academic research library in the German speaking countries. 205 more words


Bibliotheek Breda (Breda Public Library) pictures by Emre Hasan Akbayrak @BiebBreda

Breda Public Library is designed by architect Herman Hertzberger who designed the theatre. In 1998 the architect got a award of the city.
When you visit the building you find a mulberry tree, those trees are protected so they had to build around the tree. 12 more words


DOK Delft Bibliotheek #Library pictures by Emre Hasan Akbayrak @DOKDelft

In the Netherlands, in Delft, a medium-sized town (100,000) just a little below sea level (famous for the Girl with the Pearl Earring painting and the blue pottery known as Delftware), stands a library that at first glance may appear to be just a regular public library, but how special it is! 129 more words


The Rotterdam Central #Library pictures by Emre Hasan Akbayrak @bieb010

The Library of Rotterdam is a public institution consisting of the Central Library, 23 branches within Rotterdam and one mobile library. It was established four hundred years ago and still attracts over 3.4 million visitors every year. 138 more words