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Academic Library Building Design: Resources for Planning: Key Additional Resources

ACRL and LLAMA have joined forces to provide a basic framework for architects, planners, and librarians embarking on the planning and design of libraries for higher education.

Key Additional Resources

Key Additional Resources

Updated November 2018

Tools

A search across ALA brings up ten pages of building related materials, from assessment to construction, many of which are available online: http://www.ala.org/search-results?as_q=building%20design%20library.

ALA Library Fact Sheet 11: Building Libraries and Library Additions: A Selected Annotated Bibliography http://www.ala.org/tools/libfactsheets/alalibraryfactsheet11

Buildings and Signage http://wikis.ala.org/professionaltips/index.php/Buildings

EDUCAUSE Learning Space Rating System (LSRS) http://www.educause.edu/eli/initiatives/learning-space-rating-system

Societies

Whole Building Design Guide: Academic Library http://www.wbdg.org/design/academic_library.php

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) http://www.scup.org/page/index

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA): Library Buildings and Equipment Section http://www.ifla.org/en/library-buildings-and-equipment

Ideas + Inspiration from Demco collects webinars and blog articles pertaining to collaborative spaces for libraries. Retrieved from http://ideas.demco.com/trends-topics/spaces/collaborative-spaces/

Social Media

Innovative Library Space. Collection by Delaware Libraries. https://www.pinterest.com/DELibraries/innovative-library-space-ddl/

Innovative Library Spaces. Collection by Kimeke. https://www.pinterest.com/kimeke/innovative-library-spaces/

Bibliographies

Andrews, C., Wright, S. E., & Raskin, H. (2016). Library learning spaces: Investigating libraries and investing in student feedback. Journal of Library Administration56(6), 647-672. [DOI: 10.1080/01930826.2015.1105556]

The article can also be retrieved from http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/conferences/confsandpreconfs/2015/Andrews_Wright.pdf

Barclay, D. A., & Scott, E. D. (2011). The library renovation, maintenance, and construction handbook. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers. [https://www.alastore.ala.org/content/library-renovation-maintenance-and-construction-handbook]

Christopher S. (2015). Building with Purpose: A Quantitative Overview and Analysis of New U.S. Academic Library Construction, 2000–2014. Retrieved November 20, 2018, from http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/publications/whitepapers/stewart_building.pdf

Foster, N. F., & Gibbons, S. L. (Ed.). (2007). Study students: The undergraduate research project at the University of Rochester. Chicago: American Library Association. [http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2322]

Head, A. (2016). Planning and Designing Academic Library Learning Spaces: Expert Perspectives of Architects, Librarians, and Library Consultants. Retrieved November 20, 2018, from http://www.projectinfolit.org/uploads/2/7/5/4/27541717/pil_libspace_report_no_methods_12_6_16.pdf

Jochumsen, H., Skot-Hansen, D., & Hvenegaard Rasmussen, C. (2017). Towards Culture 3.0–performative space in the public library. International Journal of Cultural Policy23(4), 512-524. [DOI: 10.1080/10286632.2015.1043291]

Karasic, V. (2016). From Commons to Classroom: The Evolution of Learning Spaces in Academic Libraries. Journal of Learning Spaces, 5(2), 53-60.

The article can also be retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1152653.pdf

Leighton, P. D., Weber, D. C., & Metcalf, K. D. (1999). Planning academic and research library buildings. Chicago: American Library Association. [https://www.alastore.ala.org/content/planning-academic-and-research-library-buildings-3rd-edition]

Sannwald, W. W. (2016). Checklist of library building design considerations. Chicago: American Library Association. [https://www.alastore.ala.org/content/checklist-library-building-design-considerations-sixth-edition]

Shill, H. B., & Tonner, S. (2004). Does the building still matter? Usage patterns in new, expanded, and renovated libraries, 1995–2002. College & Research Libraries65(2), 123-150. [DOI: 10.5860/crl.65.2.123]

Shill, H. B., & Tonner, S. (2003). Creating a better place: Physical improvements in academic libraries, 1995–2002. College & Research Libraries64(6), 431-466. [DOI: 10.5860/crl.64.6.431]

Sullivan M. (2017). Designing for Community: 10 Essential Library Spaces. Retrieved November 20, 2018, from http://www.demcointeriors.com/blog/designing-community-10-essential-library-spaces/