INSTITUTIONS GRANTING ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREES

ACRL LIBRARY DATA TABLES 2002
SUMMARY DATA: TRENDS IN SPACE UTILIZATION AND BUILDING DESIGN
INSTITUTIONS GRANTING ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREES  (A)
INSTITUTION COMPLETED LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECTS WITHIN PAST 10 YEARS
COUNT PERCENT
YES 127 44.4
NO 159 55.6
TOTAL 286
NUMBER OF LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECTS COMPLETED WITHIN THE LAST 10 YEARS
COUNT PERCENT
0 162 56.6
1 - 2 111 38.8
3+ 13 4.5
TOTAL 286
WHEN MOST RECENT PROJECT COMPLETED
COUNT PERCENT
LESS THAN 3 YEARS AGO 58 43.3
3 - 6 YEARS AGO 45 33.6
7 - 10 YEARS AGO 30 22.4
TOTAL 134
SCOPE OF THE LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECT
(PERCENTAGE OF LIBRARIES REPORTING EACH METHOD)
COUNT PERCENT
RENOVATION OF AN EXISTING BUILDING 47 16.6
ADDITION TO AN EXISTING BUILDING 10 3.5
ADDITION & RENOVATION OF EXISTING BUILDING 25 8.8
NEW FREE-STANDING BUILDING 34 12.1
LIBRARY STORAGE FACILITY 0 0.0
LIBRARY WITHIN ANOTHER BUILDING 38 13.4
LIBRARIES REPORTING 283
CURRENTLY PLANNING LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECT
COUNT PERCENT
YES 80 28.0
NO 206 72.0
TOTAL 286
STAGE IN LIBRARY BUILDING PLANNING PROCESS
COUNT PERCENT
CONCEPT / FUNDRAISING PHASE 39 48.8
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PHASE 27 33.8
UNDER CONSTRUCTION 14 17.5
TOTAL 80
INCLUDED IN COMPLETED OR PLANNED LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECT
(PERCENT OF LIBRARIES REPORTING EACH METHOD)
COUNT PERCENT
AFTER-HOURS OR 24x7 SPACE 16 5.7
AUDITORIUM 13 4.6
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY 97 34.2
CAFÉ OR FOOD SERVICE 30 10.6
LIBRARY CONTROLLED CLASSROOMS 117 41.2
REGISTRAR CONTROLLED CLASSROOMS 34 12.1
COMPUTER LAB 118 41.4
GALLERY SPACE 53 18.7
GROUP STUDIES 128 44.9
INFORMATION COMMONS 115 40.5
LANGUAGE CENTER 5 1.8
LIBRARY SCIENCE DEPT OFFICES 27 9.6
MEDIA EQUIPMENT STORAGE/DISTRIB CENTER 88 31.0
MEDIA VIEWING ROOMS 96 33.8
MEDIA PRODUCTIONS ROOM/STUDIO 43 15.2
LIBRARY-SPONSORED MEETING/EVENT SPACE 84 29.5
NON-LIBRARY MEETING/EVENT SPACE 72 25.4
NON-LIBRARY ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS 23 8.2
NON-LIBRARY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE SPACE 29 10.3
NON-LIBRARY BUSINESS OFFICE SPACE 5 1.8
RETAIL OR BOOKSTORE SPACE 7 2.5
RESEARCH CARRELS 81 28.5
SCANNING LAB 25 8.8
SPEAKING CENTER 3 1.1
STUDENT ACADEMIC SUPPORT CENTER 27 9.6
WRITING CENTER 25 8.8
OTHER 15 5.3
LIBRARIES REPORTING 285
LIBRARY INCLUDES COMPACT SHELVING
COUNT PERCENT
YES 31 17.8
NO 142 81.6
TOTAL 174
LIBRARY INCLUDES A COMPUTER LAB
COUNT PERCENT
NO, IN A SEPARATE BUILDING 37 21.4
YES, OPERATED BY NON-LIBRARY IT STAFF 16 9.2
YES, OPERATED BY LIBRARY STAFF 68 39.3
JOINTLY OPERATED BY LIBRARY AND IT STAFF 52 30.1
TOTAL 173
LIBRARY INCLUDES INFORMATION COMMONS
COUNT PERCENT
YES 141 80.6
NO 34 19.4
TOTAL 175
INFORMATION COMMONS INCLUDES A SERVICE POINT
COUNT PERCENT
YES 107 71.8
NO 42 28.2
TOTAL 149
HOW INFORMATION COMMONS SERVICE POINT IS STAFFED
COUNT PERCENT
SINGLE SERVICE PT. W/ LIBRARY STAFF ONLY 87 76.3
SINGLE SERVICE PT. W/ IT STAFF ONLY 4 3.5
SINGLE SERVICE PT. W/ LIBRARY & IT STAFF 16 14.0
2 SERVICE PTS.: 1 FOR LIBRARY, 1 FOR IT STAFF 7 6.1
TOTAL 114
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP TO IT STAFF
COUNT PERCENT
ADMINISTRATIVELY SEPARATE 93 82.3
ADMINISTRATIVELY COMBINED 14 12.4
SEPARATE, BUT PLANNING TO INTEGRATE 6 5.3
COMBINED, BUT PLANNING TO SEPARATE 0 0.0
TOTAL 113
SPACE RELATIONSHIP TO IT STAFF
COUNT PERCENT
IN DIFFERENT BUILDING 63 56.3
SAME BUILDING WITH SEPARATE STAFF SPACE 42 37.5
SHARE SAME STAFF SPACE 7 6.3
TOTAL 112
COLLABORATED ON LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECTS W/ NON-LIBRARY DEPTS/ENTITIES
COUNT PERCENT
YES 97 56.4
NO 75 43.6
TOTAL 172
 
                   
COLLABORATION AND PARTNERSHIP  
(PERCENT OF LIBRARIES REPORTING EACH METHOD)  
 
COUNT PERCENT  
 
ACADEMIC COMPUTING / IT 80 28.1  
 
ENGLISH DEPT 25 8.8  
 
FOREIGN LANGUAGE DEPT 7 2.5  
 
OTHER HUMANITIES DEPT 11 3.9  
 
SOCIAL SCIENCE DEPT 13 4.6  
 
SCIENCE DEPT 13 4.6  
 
UNDERGRAD COLLEGE / ARTS & SCI 5 1.8  
 
GRAD SCHOOL DEPT 0 0.0  
 
ENGLISH AS 2ND LANGUAGE DEPT/PROG 7 2.5  
 
OTHER ACADEMIC DEPT 29 10.2  
 
RES. HALLS, CAMPUS LIFE, DEAN OF STUDENTS 6 2.1  
 
CAMPUS COPY/PRINTING SERVICE 8 2.8  
 
CAMPUS BOOKSTORE 4 1.4  
 
CAMPUS FOOD SERVICE 5 1.8  
 
CAMPUS MUSEUM 2 0.7  
 
REGISTRAR 6 2.1  
 
BURSAR 5 1.8  
 
OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE DEPT 52 18.3  
 
LIBRARIES REPORTING 285  
 
COLLABORATED ON LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECTS W/ OUTSIDE ORGS OR ENTITIES
COUNT PERCENT
YES 35 20.2
NO 138 79.8
TOTAL 173
OUTSIDE COLLABORATION AND PARTNERSHIP
(PERCENT OF LIBRARIES REPORTING EACH METHOD)
COUNT PERCENT
LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL 3 1.1
LOCAL 2 OR 4 YEAR COLLEGE 4 1.4
OTHER LOCAL NON-PROFIT ACADEMIC INST. 0 0.0
OTHER LOCAL COMMERCIAL ACADEMIC INST. 1 0.4
PUBLIC LIBRARY 11 3.9
CITY GOVT AGENCY 6 2.1
COUNTY GOVT AGENCY 6 2.1
STATE AGENCY 14 5.0
OTHER LOCAL OR REGIONAL GOVT AGENCY 5 1.8
LOCAL PRIVATE LIBRARY 0 0.0
COMMERCIAL FOOD SERVICE PROVIDER 0 0.0
COMMERCIAL BOOKSTORE 0 0.0
COMMERCIAL COPY / PRINTING SERVICE 0 0.0
OTHER LOCAL RETAIL BUSINESS 0 0.0
OTHER LOCAL BUSINESS 3 1.1
PRIVATE FOUNDATION 6 2.1
OTHER LOCAL NON-GOVT ORG 2 0.7
OTHER OUTSIDE ORG / ENTITY 8 2.8
TOTAL 282