ERIC Number: ED061599
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Sep
Reference Count: 0
The College Resource Centre. Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology.
Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto. School Planning and Building Research Section.
This booklet provides general guidelines for those involved in planning a resource center for the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology, CAAT. The first section of the document concerns the formation of a resource center building committee and a broad outline of the various considerations to be included in planning the center program. The second section contains a brief summary of CAAT educational philosophy and a discussion of the resource center as part of an information network and as it relates to (1) the community, (2) regional libraries, (3) local industry, and (4) the College Bibliocentre. The third section concerns standards for determining quantities and sizes of collections of print and nonprint materials. The fourth section describes and illustrates different items of equipment necessary for the storage and use of the varied center materials. The fifth section discusses planning determinants for centralized vs. decentralized organization of the resource center, expansion limitations to be avoided, and the physical determinants of the center. The document includes photographs, illustrations, and charts. (MLF)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Campus Planning, College Libraries, Community Colleges, Design Requirements, Educational Philosophy, Facility Inventory, Illustrations, Information Networks, Information Storage, Library Cooperation, Modular Building Design, Performance Specifications, Resource Centers, Resource Materials, School Community Relationship, School Expansion, Two Year Colleges
School Planning and Research Section. Ontario Department of Education, 14th Floor, Mowat Block, Queen's Park, Toronto 182, Ontario (Canada) ($2.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto. School Planning and Building Research Section.
Identifiers: Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology