library design & function

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Belbin, N., & Newcombe, P. (2013). Fab labs at the Library. The Education Digest, 78(7), 65-68.

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Blowers, H. (2012). Supporting the knowledge continuum through technology: from consumption to fabrication. Computers in Libraries, 32(9).

Carroll, M., & Reynolds, S. (2014). "There and Back Again": Reimagining the public library for the twenty-first century. Library Trends, 62(3), 581-595.

Carroll, M., & Reynolds, S. (2014). The Australian public library as community place: a journey back to the future. Paper presented at the Libraries for the People: the 11th Australian Library History Forum, State Library of NSW. November 18 - 19.

Chowdhury, G., Poulter, A., & McMenemy, D. (2006). Public Library 2.0: Towards a new mission for public libraries as a “network of community knowledge”. Online Information Review, 30(4), 454-460. doi: 10.1108/14684520610686328

Clark, A. (2016). Dokk1: Impressions of an impressive library. Designing Libraries. Retrieved from

Cook, W. (2017, October 13). Ten of the most beautiful modern libraries in the world. BBC Culture: Architecture. Retrieved from

Gorman, N. (2016, April 8). How the library stays relevant even as traditional books do not. education world: connecting educators to what works. Retrieved from

Gross, D. A. (2017, August 23). Public libraries are now lending out ukuleles, neckties, and even telescopes. Marketplace: Business. Retrieved from

Hamilton, B. J. (2012, June 28). Makerspaces, participatory learning, and libraries. Blog Post Retrieved from

Harris, C. (2007). Libraries with lattes: The new third place. Australasian Public Libraries and Information Services, 20(4), 145-152.

Houghton, K., Foth, M., & Miller, E. (2014). The local library across the digital and physical city: Opportunites for economic development. Commonweatlh Journal of Local Governance, 0(15). doi: 10.5130/cjlg.v0i0.4062

Hu, W. (2016, July 4). Adding classes and content, resurgent libraries turn a whisper into a roar. The New York Times. Retrieved from

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Jochumsen, H., Hvenegaard Rasmussen, C., & Skot‐Hansen, D. (2012). The four spaces – a new model for the public library. New Library World, 113(11/12), 586-597. doi: 10.1108/03074801211282948

Kells, S. (2017). The library : a catalogue of wonders. Melbourne: The Text Publishing Company.

Kelly, A. (2013). Why do we need one of those? The role of the public library in creating and promoting makerspaces. Paper presented at the ALIA National Library & Information Technicians Symposium 2013: waves of change, National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT. October 30 - November 1.

Laugesen, A. (2014). Australia and the globalization of the public library. Paper presented at the Libraries for the People: the 11th Australian Library History Forum, State Library of NSW. November 18 - 19.

Mansfield, T., Winter, C., Griffith, C., Dockerty, A., & Brown, T. (2014). Innovation Study: Challenges and Opportunities for Australia's Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums. Australian Centre for Broadband Innovation, CSIRO and Smart Services Co-operative Research Centre Retrieved from

McArthur, J. A., & Graham, V. J. (2015). User-experience design and library spaces: A Pathway to Innovation? Journal of Library Innovation, 6(2), 1-14.

Moorefield-Lang, H. (2015). Change in the Making: Makerspaces and the Ever-Changing Landscape of Libraries. TechTrends, 59(3), 107-112. doi: 10.1007/s11528-015-0860-z

Morris, A. (2014). Public libraries - challenges and opportunities for the future [Keynote Address]. Paper presented at the Library: Our Story, Our Time, Our Future: International 5th Conference on Libraries, Information and Society, ICoLIS 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 4-5 November 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Morrison, F. (2017, October 30). The true worth of libraries is much greater than you think. Huffpost. Retrieved from

Rowley, J. (2011). Should your library have an innovation strategy? Library Management, 32(4/5), 251-265. doi: 10.1108/01435121111132266

Skot‐Hansen, D. (1996). The local library - its profile and anchorage. Scandinavian Public Library Quarterly, 29(1), 4-7.

Slatter, D., & Howard, Z. (2013). A place to make, hack, and learn: makerspaces in Australian public libraries. The Australian Library Journal, 62(4), 272-284. doi: 10.1080/00049670.2013.853335

Wilansky, L. S. (2017, August 1). Five lessons for libraries looking to innovate in the 21st century. Knight Foundation. Retrieved from

Yoo‐Lee, E., Heon Lee, T., & Velez, L. (2013). Planning library spaces and services for Millennials: an evidence‐based approach. Library Management, 34(6/7), 498-511. doi: 10.1108/lm-08-2012-0049