Institutions offering Bachelor or Master of Arts Degrees

ACRL LIBRARY DATA TABLES 2002
SUMMARY DATA: TRENDS IN SPACE UTILIZATION AND BUILDING DESIGN
INSTITUTION COMPLETED LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECTS WITHIN PAST 10 YEARS
COUNT PERCENT
YES 234 41.4
NO 331 58.6
TOTAL 565
NUMBER OF LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECTS COMPLETED WITHIN THE LAST 10 YEARS
COUNT PERCENT
0 331 59.6
1 - 2 193 34.8
3+ 31 5.6
TOTAL 555
WHEN MOST RECENT PROJECT COMPLETED
COUNT PERCENT
LESS THAN 3 YEARS AGO 111 46.1
3 - 6 YEARS AGO 74 30.7
7 - 10 YEARS AGO 56 23.2
TOTAL 241
SCOPE OF THE LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECT
(PERCENTAGE OF LIBRARIES REPORTING EACH METHOD)
COUNT PERCENT
RENOVATION OF AN EXISTING BUILDING 128 22.8
ADDITION TO AN EXISTING BUILDING 22 3.9
ADDITION & RENOVATION OF EXISTING BUILDING 53 9.5
NEW FREE-STANDING BUILDING 47 8.4
LIBRARY STORAGE FACILITY 6 1.1
LIBRARY WITHIN ANOTHER BUILDING 26 4.6
LIBRARIES REPORTING 566
CURRENTLY PLANNING LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECT
COUNT PERCENT
YES 174 31.0
NO 387 69.0
TOTAL 561
STAGE IN LIBRARY BUILDING PLANNING PROCESS
COUNT PERCENT
CONCEPT / FUNDRAISING PHASE 110 60.4
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PHASE 35 19.2
UNDER CONSTRUCTION 35 19.2
TOTAL 182
INCLUDED IN COMPLETED OR PLANNED LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECT
(PERCENT OF LIBRARIES REPORTING EACH METHOD)
COUNT PERCENT
AFTER-HOURS OR 24x7 SPACE 92 16.5
AUDITORIUM 37 6.6
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY 133 23.7
CAFÉ OR FOOD SERVICE 112 20.0
LIBRARY CONTROLLED CLASSROOMS 223 39.7
REGISTRAR CONTROLLED CLASSROOMS 80 14.3
COMPUTER LAB 221 39.3
GALLERY SPACE 117 20.9
GROUP STUDIES 236 41.8
INFORMATION COMMONS 189 33.7
LANGUAGE CENTER 36 6.4
LIBRARY SCIENCE DEPT OFFICES 34 6.1
MEDIA EQUIPMENT STORAGE/DISTRIB CENTER 136 24.2
MEDIA VIEWING ROOMS 196 34.9
MEDIA PRODUCTIONS ROOM/STUDIO 83 14.8
LIBRARY-SPONSORED MEETING/EVENT SPACE 198 35.2
NON-LIBRARY MEETING/EVENT SPACE 159 28.3
NON-LIBRARY ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS 55 9.8
NON-LIBRARY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE SPACE 76 13.6
NON-LIBRARY BUSINESS OFFICE SPACE 6 1.1
RETAIL OR BOOKSTORE SPACE 17 3.0
RESEARCH CARRELS 150 26.6
SCANNING LAB 78 14.0
SPEAKING CENTER 9 1.6
STUDENT ACADEMIC SUPPORT CENTER 46 8.2
WRITING CENTER 51 9.1
OTHER 47 8.4
LIBRARIES REPORTING 564
LIBRARY INCLUDES COMPACT SHELVING
COUNT PERCENT
YES 153 46.8
NO 173 52.9
TOTAL 327
LIBRARY INCLUDES A COMPUTER LAB
COUNT PERCENT
NO, IN A SEPARATE BUILDING 71 21.5
YES, OPERATED BY NON-LIBRARY IT STAFF 77 23.3
YES, OPERATED BY LIBRARY STAFF 79 23.9
JOINTLY OPERATED BY LIBRARY AND IT STAFF 103 31.1
TOTAL 331
LIBRARY INCLUDES INFORMATION COMMONS
COUNT PERCENT
YES 258 77.5
NO 74 22.2
TOTAL 333
INFORMATION COMMONS INCLUDES A SERVICE POINT
COUNT PERCENT
YES 189 71.3
NO 75 28.3
TOTAL 265
HOW INFORMATION COMMONS SERVICE POINT IS STAFFED
COUNT PERCENT
SINGLE SERVICE PT. W/ LIBRARY STAFF ONLY 124 62.0
SINGLE SERVICE PT. W/ IT STAFF ONLY 19 9.5
SINGLE SERVICE PT. W/ LIBRARY & IT STAFF 29 14.5
2 SERVICE PTS.: 1 FOR LIBRARY, 1 FOR IT STAFF 27 13.5
TOTAL 200
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP TO IT STAFF
COUNT PERCENT
ADMINISTRATIVELY SEPARATE 172 83.9
ADMINISTRATIVELY COMBINED 25 12.2
SEPARATE, BUT PLANNING TO INTEGRATE 6 2.9
COMBINED, BUT PLANNING TO SEPARATE 1 0.5
TOTAL 205
SPACE RELATIONSHIP TO IT STAFF
COUNT PERCENT
IN DIFFERENT BUILDING 120 58.3
SAME BUILDING WITH SEPARATE STAFF SPACE 75 36.4
SHARE SAME STAFF SPACE 10 4.9
TOTAL 206
COLLABORATED ON LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECTS W/ NON-LIBRARY DEPTS/ENTITIES
COUNT PERCENT
YES 211 62.6
NO 125 37.1
TOTAL 337
 
                   
COLLABORATION AND PARTNERSHIP  
(PERCENT OF LIBRARIES REPORTING EACH METHOD)  
 
COUNT PERCENT  
 
ACADEMIC COMPUTING / IT 163 29.1  
 
ENGLISH DEPT 40 7.1  
 
FOREIGN LANGUAGE DEPT 31 5.5  
 
OTHER HUMANITIES DEPT 36 6.4  
 
SOCIAL SCIENCE DEPT 26 4.6  
 
SCIENCE DEPT 28 5.0  
 
UNDERGRAD COLLEGE / ARTS & SCI 22 3.9  
 
GRAD SCHOOL DEPT 15 2.7  
 
ENGLISH AS 2ND LANGUAGE DEPT/PROG 5 0.9  
 
OTHER ACADEMIC DEPT 60 10.7  
 
RES. HALLS, CAMPUS LIFE, DEAN OF STUDENTS 23 4.1  
 
CAMPUS COPY/PRINTING SERVICE 19 3.4  
 
CAMPUS BOOKSTORE 11 2.0  
 
CAMPUS FOOD SERVICE 36 6.4  
 
CAMPUS MUSEUM 7 1.3  
 
REGISTRAR 22 3.9  
 
BURSAR 8 1.4  
 
OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE DEPT 98 17.5  
 
LIBRARIES REPORTING 561  
 
COLLABORATED ON LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECTS W/ OUTSIDE ORGS OR ENTITIES
COUNT PERCENT
YES 42 12.7
NO 288 87.0
TOTAL 331
OUTSIDE COLLABORATION AND PARTNERSHIP
(PERCENT OF LIBRARIES REPORTING EACH METHOD)
COUNT PERCENT
LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL 5 0.9
LOCAL 2 OR 4 YEAR COLLEGE 5 0.9
OTHER LOCAL NON-PROFIT ACADEMIC INST. 6 1.1
OTHER LOCAL COMMERCIAL ACADEMIC INST. 2 0.4
PUBLIC LIBRARY 11 2.0
CITY GOVT AGENCY 5 0.9
COUNTY GOVT AGENCY 1 0.2
STATE AGENCY 12 2.1
OTHER LOCAL OR REGIONAL GOVT AGENCY 5 0.9
LOCAL PRIVATE LIBRARY 0 0.0
COMMERCIAL FOOD SERVICE PROVIDER 7 1.3
COMMERCIAL BOOKSTORE 1 0.2
COMMERCIAL COPY / PRINTING SERVICE 2 0.4
OTHER LOCAL RETAIL BUSINESS 0 0.0
OTHER LOCAL BUSINESS 2 0.4
PRIVATE FOUNDATION 10 1.8
OTHER LOCAL NON-GOVT ORG 2 0.4
OTHER OUTSIDE ORG / ENTITY 10 1.8
TOTAL 559