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Facilities Management - This is a very good place to start planning for renovation of old school libraries or planning new ones. This by the Indiana University School of Library and Information Science.
School Library Design - ideas from Sarah Ludwig on Pinterest
School Library Design - by the Whole Building Design Guide.
Top 10 Considerations for Planning the School Library of 2070 - An article by Kerrianne Wolf in School Planning and Management, March, 2016.
How to Get Library Design Inspiration - Six places to visit. An article from Renovated Learning, April 25, 2016.
How to Identify and Reframe Design Problems in Your Library Space - an article by Diana Rendina in Knowledge Quest, April 27, 2016. Five Ways to Improve Your School's Library Design - Good ideas from Milliken Flooring.
Learning Commons: How Technology is Changing 21st Century Library Design - An article from Smith System, a vendor of library furniture.
Resource Lists - A bibliography of books and internet resources on a variety of topics related to school buildings by The National Clearing House for Educational Facilities.
How to Evaluate Your Library's Physical Environment - This article is
directed toward public librarians, but school librarians may find some helpful tips for perking up their library. This article is by
Julia Cooper in Information Today, May/June, 2007.
Teen Spaces Guidelines - This is from YALSA. Though geared to teen spaces in public libraries, school librarians may also find it helpful. Written in 2011 - 2012.
Library Design Showcase 2012: Super Schools - Really beautiful school libraries. This is an article by Greg Landgraf in American Libraries, Feb. 2012.
Reimagining The Library - A collection of videos from Edutopia. If you cannot build anew, spruce it up
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