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A Study on the Facilities for Old Persons in the Public Library Buildings

  • Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science
  • 2004, 38(4), pp.167-178
  • Publisher : 한국문헌정보학회
  • Research Area : Interdisciplinary Studies > Library and Information Science

Seon-Ho Kim 1

1대구대학교

Accredited

ABSTRACT

The purpose of the study is to identify the degree of relevancy on the facilities for the older persons in the public library buildings. To achieve the purpose, the study has researched and analyzed ‘the guidelines of the law contributing to the convenience of the handicapped, older persons, pregnant women etc(1999)' for the older persons accessing to the facilities in the public library buildings. And then, the older persons' physical standard sizes in ‘Size Korea(1997)' are researched and reconfigured. The study has selected the 10 kinds in such facilities as followed: Door, Accessible Route, Stair, Elevator, Escalator, Ramp, Toilet Stall, Urinal, Table, and Post Box. As the result, the study has identified the relevancies of each facilities based on the older persons's physical standard sizes.

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