Library Off-site Shelving

Library Off-site Shelving

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As libraries strive to maintain collections with limited space, many have turned to high-efficiency, off-site shelving facilities. This work addresses virtually all major issues in planning, building, and operating high-density storage. Using the Harvard Depository model, but applying the issues and activities to other models as well, a host of contributors cover such issues as governance and cost, design and construction, preservation, selection, pre-shelving preparation, systems, access and management, services, and transportation. An essential guide to anyone considering or involved in high efficiency shelving, this book is also a valuable reference.Guide for High-density Facilities Danuta A. Nitecki, Curtis L. Kendrick ... Whether the chart is on paper or computerized in some way, the purpose of the chart is to enable the staff to know at a glance which ... Each aquot;is constructed of a large resin- coated velox print dry-mounted on light-weight yet durable Gatorboard and coated with heavy-duty matte laminate. ... In many facilities currently in operation, when a batch of new accessions is brought into the stacks, the target shelf bar code isanbsp;...

Title:Library Off-site Shelving
Author:Danuta A. Nitecki, Curtis L. Kendrick
Publisher:Libraries Unlimited - 2001


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