Your Name and Title:


Lynn Cunningham

Associate Curator of Visual Resources

& SJSU MLIS student


Library, School, or Organization Name:


Art History Visual Resources Collection, University of California Berkeley

& SJSU student


 Area of the World from Which You Will Present:


California, USA


Language in Which You Will Present:




Target Audience(s):


Librarians, Library Directors, MLIS students,


Short Session Description (one line):


The Impact of Technology on Library Design


Full Session Description (as long as you would like):


This paper explores the impact of technology on the design of very recent and future libraries. It questions whether library buildings will become obsolete or just evolve to adapt to their changing roles within their communities. Three recently designed library buildings are examined: Seattle Central Library; Goucher College Athenaeum in Baltimore; and the Republic Polytechnic Library in Singapore.



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