INSTITUTIONS GRANTING BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREES

ACRL LIBRARY DATA TABLES 2002
SUMMARY DATA: TRENDS IN SPACE UTILIZATION AND BUILDING DESIGN
INSTITUTIONS GRANTING BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREES  (B)
INSTITUTION COMPLETED LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECTS WITHIN PAST 10 YEARS
COUNT PERCENT
YES 73 38.2
NO 118 61.8
TOTAL 191
NUMBER OF LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECTS COMPLETED WITHIN THE LAST 10 YEARS
COUNT PERCENT
0 118 62.8
1 - 2 63 33.5
3+ 7 3.7
TOTAL 188
WHEN MOST RECENT PROJECT COMPLETED
COUNT PERCENT
LESS THAN 3 YEARS AGO 34 45.9
3 - 6 YEARS AGO 25 33.8
7 - 10 YEARS AGO 15 20.3
TOTAL 74
SCOPE OF THE LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECT
(PERCENTAGE OF LIBRARIES REPORTING EACH METHOD)
COUNT PERCENT
RENOVATION OF AN EXISTING BUILDING 42 22.2
ADDITION TO AN EXISTING BUILDING 5 2.6
ADDITION & RENOVATION OF EXISTING BUILDING 16 8.4
NEW FREE-STANDING BUILDING 14 7.4
LIBRARY STORAGE FACILITY 3 1.6
LIBRARY WITHIN ANOTHER BUILDING 9 4.7
LIBRARIES REPORTING 191
CURRENTLY PLANNING LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECT
COUNT PERCENT
YES 55 29.1
NO 134 70.9
TOTAL 189
STAGE IN LIBRARY BUILDING PLANNING PROCESS
COUNT PERCENT
CONCEPT / FUNDRAISING PHASE 40 69.0
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PHASE 6 10.3
UNDER CONSTRUCTION 12 20.7
TOTAL 58
INCLUDED IN COMPLETED OR PLANNED LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECT
(PERCENT OF LIBRARIES REPORTING EACH METHOD)
COUNT PERCENT
AFTER-HOURS OR 24x7 SPACE 26 13.8
AUDITORIUM 9 4.8
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY 32 16.9
CAFÉ OR FOOD SERVICE 30 15.9
LIBRARY CONTROLLED CLASSROOMS 73 38.6
REGISTRAR CONTROLLED CLASSROOMS 29 15.3
COMPUTER LAB 67 35.3
GALLERY SPACE 37 19.6
GROUP STUDIES 78 41.1
INFORMATION COMMONS 66 34.9
LANGUAGE CENTER 12 6.3
LIBRARY SCIENCE DEPT OFFICES 12 6.3
MEDIA EQUIPMENT STORAGE/DISTRIB CENTER 48 25.3
MEDIA VIEWING ROOMS 68 36.0
MEDIA PRODUCTIONS ROOM/STUDIO 21 11.1
LIBRARY-SPONSORED MEETING/EVENT SPACE 63 33.3
NON-LIBRARY MEETING/EVENT SPACE 49 25.9
NON-LIBRARY ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS 16 8.5
NON-LIBRARY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE SPACE 21 11.1
NON-LIBRARY BUSINESS OFFICE SPACE 1 0.5
RETAIL OR BOOKSTORE SPACE 9 4.8
RESEARCH CARRELS 53 27.9
SCANNING LAB 26 13.8
SPEAKING CENTER 1 0.5
STUDENT ACADEMIC SUPPORT CENTER 19 10.1
WRITING CENTER 16 8.4
OTHER 10 5.3
LIBRARIES REPORTING 191
LIBRARY INCLUDES COMPACT SHELVING
COUNT PERCENT
YES 42 38.5
NO 67 61.5
TOTAL 109
LIBRARY INCLUDES A COMPUTER LAB
COUNT PERCENT
NO, IN A SEPARATE BUILDING 30 27.0
YES, OPERATED BY NON-LIBRARY IT STAFF 21 18.9
YES, OPERATED BY LIBRARY STAFF 19 17.1
JOINTLY OPERATED BY LIBRARY AND IT STAFF 41 36.9
TOTAL 111
LIBRARY INCLUDES INFORMATION COMMONS
COUNT PERCENT
YES 84 76.4
NO 26 23.6
TOTAL 110
INFORMATION COMMONS INCLUDES A SERVICE POINT
COUNT PERCENT
YES 56 65.9
NO 29 34.1
TOTAL 85
HOW INFORMATION COMMONS SERVICE POINT IS STAFFED
COUNT PERCENT
SINGLE SERVICE PT. W/ LIBRARY STAFF ONLY 39 63.9
SINGLE SERVICE PT. W/ IT STAFF ONLY 3 4.9
SINGLE SERVICE PT. W/ LIBRARY & IT STAFF 8 13.1
2 SERVICE PTS.: 1 FOR LIBRARY, 1 FOR IT STAFF 11 18.0
TOTAL 61
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP TO IT STAFF
COUNT PERCENT
ADMINISTRATIVELY SEPARATE 55 85.9
ADMINISTRATIVELY COMBINED 7 10.9
SEPARATE, BUT PLANNING TO INTEGRATE 2 3.1
COMBINED, BUT PLANNING TO SEPARATE 0 0.0
TOTAL 64
SPACE RELATIONSHIP TO IT STAFF
COUNT PERCENT
IN DIFFERENT BUILDING 41 64.1
SAME BUILDING WITH SEPARATE STAFF SPACE 21 32.8
SHARE SAME STAFF SPACE 2 3.1
TOTAL 64
COLLABORATED ON LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECTS W/ NON-LIBRARY DEPTS/ENTITIES
COUNT PERCENT
YES 65 58.6
NO 46 41.4
TOTAL 111
 
                   
COLLABORATION AND PARTNERSHIP  
(PERCENT OF LIBRARIES REPORTING EACH METHOD)  
 
COUNT PERCENT  
 
ACADEMIC COMPUTING / IT 49 25.9  
 
ENGLISH DEPT 13 6.9  
 
FOREIGN LANGUAGE DEPT 10 5.3  
 
OTHER HUMANITIES DEPT 11 5.8  
 
SOCIAL SCIENCE DEPT 10 5.3  
 
SCIENCE DEPT 12 6.3  
 
UNDERGRAD COLLEGE / ARTS & SCI 5 2.6  
 
GRAD SCHOOL DEPT 2 1.1  
 
ENGLISH AS 2ND LANGUAGE DEPT/PROG 2 1.1  
 
OTHER ACADEMIC DEPT 16 8.5  
 
RES. HALLS, CAMPUS LIFE, DEAN OF STUDENTS 10 5.3  
 
CAMPUS COPY/PRINTING SERVICE 8 4.2  
 
CAMPUS BOOKSTORE 6 3.2  
 
CAMPUS FOOD SERVICE 10 5.3  
 
CAMPUS MUSEUM 3 1.6  
 
REGISTRAR 8 4.2  
 
BURSAR 2 1.1  
 
OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE DEPT 32 16.9  
 
LIBRARIES REPORTING 191  
 
COLLABORATED ON LIBRARY BUILDING PROJECTS W/ OUTSIDE ORGS OR ENTITIES
COUNT PERCENT
YES 16 14.4
NO 95 85.6
TOTAL 111
OUTSIDE COLLABORATION AND PARTNERSHIP
(PERCENT OF LIBRARIES REPORTING EACH METHOD)
COUNT PERCENT
LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL 1 0.5
LOCAL 2 OR 4 YEAR COLLEGE 3 1.6
OTHER LOCAL NON-PROFIT ACADEMIC INST. 3 1.6
OTHER LOCAL COMMERCIAL ACADEMIC INST. 0 0.0
PUBLIC LIBRARY 4 2.1
CITY GOVT AGENCY 1 0.5
COUNTY GOVT AGENCY 1 0.5
STATE AGENCY 3 1.6
OTHER LOCAL OR REGIONAL GOVT AGENCY 0 0.0
LOCAL PRIVATE LIBRARY 0 0.0
COMMERCIAL FOOD SERVICE PROVIDER 2 1.1
COMMERCIAL BOOKSTORE 1 0.5
COMMERCIAL COPY / PRINTING SERVICE 1 0.5
OTHER LOCAL RETAIL BUSINESS 0 0.0
OTHER LOCAL BUSINESS 1 0.5
PRIVATE FOUNDATION 3 1.6
OTHER LOCAL NON-GOVT ORG 1 0.5
OTHER OUTSIDE ORG / ENTITY 3 1.6
TOTAL 191