Thursday, November 12, 2009
Moving Your Library: Getting the Collection from Here to There
Fortriede, Steven Carl. Moving Your Library: Getting the Collection from Here to There. Chicago: American Library Association, 2010. 025.1 Fortr ISBN 978-0-8389-0994-2
The task of moving collections of books and other materials can be overwhelming as library facilities evolve to reflect changing demographics and use patterns. Author and experienced mover Steven Carl Fortriede has everything you need to get the job done quickly and efficiently with step-by-step directions, diagrams, spreadsheets, and photos. Readers will learn how to plan a library move, which method is best for a particular situation, how to recruit and train workers, and what tools and supplies are needed. Everything you need for the move is included - even specifications for boxes, moving carts, sorting trays, and a worksheet to calculate shelving layouts and growth rates. "Moving Your Library" is the complete kit for any librarian facing the daunting prospect of moving a library collection.
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