Library Furniture: Selection and Acquisition

Authors

  • Department of Library and Information Science, K. P. Guru Bhasha Bharti, Jabalpur
  • Department of Library and Information Science, R.D. University, Jabalpur

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17821/srels/2002/v39i2/48876

Keywords:

Library Furniture, University Library

Abstract

Highlights the necessity for the provision of adequate, comfortable and utility based library furniture for its users in a well planned university library building. Says that it should be durable, functional, attractive and should be built according to accepted standards. Various types of furniture required in the libraries with their specifications, namely Book Racks, Catalogue Cabinets. Library Chairs, Reading Room Tables, Circulation Counter, Charging Trays, Periodical Display Racks, Book Trolleys and Atlas Stands have been studied in detail. Concludes with the suggestion that durability, sturdiness, design and comfort factors should be borne in mind for furnishing a university library.

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Published

2002-01-02

How to Cite

Chopra, M., & Chopra, Y. L. (2002). Library Furniture: Selection and Acquisition. Journal of Information and Knowledge, 39(2), 195–202. https://doi.org/10.17821/srels/2002/v39i2/48876

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Received 2014-05-19
Accepted 2014-05-19
Published 2002-01-02

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