The library as place : history, community, and culture / edited by John E. Buschman and Gloria J. Leckie ; foreword by Wayne A. Wiegand and John Carlo Bertot.

Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
viii, 260 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.


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Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Space, place, and libraries : an introduction / Gloria J. Leckie and John Buschman
  • Beneficial spaces : the rise of military libraries in the British Empire / Ronald Tetreault
  • Libraries in public before the age of public libraries : interpreting the furnishings and design of athenaeums and other "social libraries", 1800-1860 / Adam Arenson
  • A grand old sandstone lady : Vancouver's Carnegie Library / Ann Curry
  • The fruit and root of the community : the Greensboro Carnegie Negro Library, 1904-1964 / Julia A. Hersberger, Lou Sua, and Adam L. Murray
  • Locating the library as place among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer patrons / Paulette Rothbauer
  • Behind the program-room door : the creation of parochial and private women's realms in a Canadian public library / Pamela J. MacKenzie ... [et al.]
  • Seattle Public Library as place : reconceptualizing space, community, and information / Karen E. Fisher ... [et al.]
  • Stimulating space, serendipitous space : library as place in the life of the scholar / Karen Antell and Debra Engel
  • Setting the stage for undergraduates' information behaviors : faculty and librarians' perspectives on academic space / Lisa M. Given
  • The research library as place : on the essential importance of collections of books shelved in subject-classified arrangements / Thomas Mann
  • On the myths of libraries / Bonnie Mak
  • Managing pleasure : library architecture and the erotics of reading / Abigail Van Slyck
  • Going to hell : placing the library in Buffy the vampire slayer / Adriana Estill.
  • 1591583829 (pbk : alk. paper)
  • 9781591583820 (pbk : alk. paper)
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