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Cruising through the stacks: Developing tools to rapidly and economically mass-produce stack end signage: A case study

Cruising through the stacks: Developing tools to rapidly and economically mass-produce stack end... The purpose of this article is to describe a case study that addresses issues related to stack end signage in a university library. Poor stack end signage can negatively influence patrons' ability to navigate the library and locate physical materials. At the Monsignor William Barry Memorial Library, a tool was developed using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word to quickly and inexpensively mass-produce effective and user-friendly stack end signage. This article details the specific steps taken to develop, implement, and utilize this instrument. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal Of Access Services Taylor & Francis

Cruising through the stacks: Developing tools to rapidly and economically mass-produce stack end signage: A case study

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 14 (1): 13 – Jan 2, 2017

Cruising through the stacks: Developing tools to rapidly and economically mass-produce stack end signage: A case study

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 14 (1): 13 – Jan 2, 2017

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to describe a case study that addresses issues related to stack end signage in a university library. Poor stack end signage can negatively influence patrons' ability to navigate the library and locate physical materials. At the Monsignor William Barry Memorial Library, a tool was developed using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word to quickly and inexpensively mass-produce effective and user-friendly stack end signage. This article details the specific steps taken to develop, implement, and utilize this instrument.

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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Published with license by Taylor & Francis
ISSN
1536-7975
eISSN
1536-7967
DOI
10.1080/15367967.2017.1283230
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Abstract

The purpose of this article is to describe a case study that addresses issues related to stack end signage in a university library. Poor stack end signage can negatively influence patrons' ability to navigate the library and locate physical materials. At the Monsignor William Barry Memorial Library, a tool was developed using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word to quickly and inexpensively mass-produce effective and user-friendly stack end signage. This article details the specific steps taken to develop, implement, and utilize this instrument.

Journal

Journal Of Access ServicesTaylor & Francis

Published: Jan 2, 2017

Keywords: Collection maintenance; end ranges; floor plans; stack end signage; stacks; stacks maintenance

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