Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog
RECORD NUMBER: 15 OF 25
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Moving your library : getting the collection from here to there /|
|Author||Fortriede, Steven Carl.|
|Publisher||American Library Association,|
|Subjects||Library moving. ; Library moving--United States. ; Libraries--Space utilization. ; Library administration. ; Libraries--United States--Management. ; Bibliotheken. ; Verhuizen. ; Biblioteksflyttningar.|
|Collation||viii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm|
Includes index. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Overview of a move -- Planning the process -- Selecting a method -- Measuring the collection and designing the shelving layout -- Interfiling and dividing collections -- Recruiting and training move workers -- Assembling tools and supplies -- Preparing the workspaces -- The other move -- Preparing to move -- Moving with carts -- Moving with boxes -- Balancing the move -- Moving microforms -- Special situations -- Finishing up. "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 a) how to plan a library move; b) which method is best for a particular situation; c) how to recruit and train workers; and d) 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."--Book cover.