ERIC Number: ED235835
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Building Renovation in ARL Libraries. SPEC Kit 97.
Hersberger, Rodney M.
This collection of library documents related to building renovation, by members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), contains excerpts from: (1) a plan for upgrading and expanding library facilities at the University of Kansas; (2) a report on storage facilities at Rutgers University; (3) documents presenting the essential remodeling rationale for public service space requirements and library design considerations at Iowa State University, and an accompanying speech by W. Robert Parks on the lack of sufficient library space at Iowa State University; (4) reports on the architectural and engineering firm selection process and the library building program requirements at the University of Oklahoma; (5) proposals for library minor capital improvement projects at the University of California, Riverside; and (6) a draft planning report for library alterations from the University of Cincinnati, with a brief accompanying analysis of patron needs and a public services flow chart. A concise summary of issues and trends presents the results of a telephone survey of nine libraries, which was conducted to ascertain their management of; the perceived need for; and the amount of library director, staff, and user involvement in renovation projects. A five-item bibliography and an evaluation sheet for this ARL Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC) kit are also provided. (ESR)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Building Design, Facility Expansion, Facility Improvement, Facility Requirements, Higher Education, Library Facilities, Library Planning, Library Surveys, Research Libraries, Storage
Systems and Procedures Exchange Center, Office of Management Studies, Association of Research Libraries, 1527 New Hampshire Ave., Washington, DC 20036 ($7.50 per copy for members; $15.00 per copy for nonmembers).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.
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