May 14, 2021

New Report: ACRL Publishes a Quantitative Overview and Analysis of New U.S. Academic Library Construction, 2000–2014

Released online today by ACRL.

The full title of the new report (36 pages; PDF) is:

Building with Purpose: A Quantitative Overview and Analysis of New U.S. Academic Library Construction, 2000–2014

It was written by:

Christopher Stewart, Ed.D
Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Dominican University

From an ACRL Blog Post:

ACRL is pleased to announce the first in a two-part set of Occasional Reports on academic library construction and renovation. Authored by Christopher Stewart, Building with Purpose: A Quantitative Overview of U.S. Academic Library Construction 2000-2014 presents a rich set of data on, and analysis of, new library construction over the past fourteen years. A forthcoming second report will cover academic library renovations in the same period.

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Stewart is also the author of the 2010 ACRL publication The Academic Library Building in the Digital Age: A Study of Construction, Planning, and Design of New Academic Library Space.

Direct to Full Text Text Report Released on February 19, 2015: Building with Purpose: A Quantitative Overview and Analysis of New U.S. Academic Library Construction, 2000–2014

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