(3) Extension Collection Area
(a) Description. The extension collection is used pri-
marily for the bookmobile service. The librarian in
charge of this collection also supervises the branch
libraries. Books from the branches may occasionally be
stored as part of the extension collection. Storage space
may also be required for paperback kits stockpiled for
(b) Space Allocation. See Table 7 - 58.
(c) Relationships. This area should be adjacent to the
technical services area and near the bookmobile garage.
(4) Technical Services Area
(a) Description. Technical services serve the entire
post library system, including the main post library,
branch libraries, and the extension collection. Library
materials are received, classified, catalogued, processed,
recorded and distributed as needed. The work stations
required include a card catalog (to house master shelflist,
authority files, on-order cards, etc), index tables for bibli-
ographic materials, a work corner for drafting tables, map
case, sink, and trucks for books in process.
(b) Space Allocation. See Table 7 - 63.
(c) Relationships. The office of the administrative libra-
rian should have direct access to the technical services
area. Required adjacencies to this area include shipping
and receiving, extension collection, bookmobile garage
and control area. Proximity to the staff lounge and public
card catalog is desirable.
Table 7 - 63 Space Allocation for Technical Services Area
Size (Gross SF) based on Military Strength
Work Station, Reference
Work Counter with Sink
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