The concept of modern libraries is moving toward interactive connections with information sources beyond the immediate community. This work discusses what should be known about a library planning project so that the planning team may function effectively.
GERARD B. McCABE retired as Director of Libraries at Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 1996./e He is the editor/series advisor for the Greenwood Library Management Collection. McCabe has over 30 years experience as a library building consultant on some 50 projects. He is a long time member of ALA/LAMA and is a past chair of the Building and Equipment Section.