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We hope to create more spots for laptop use (electrical outlets + chair) & to re-equip an adjacent classroom with technology upgrades. 39. None at the moment. 40. Add centres - to increase capacity to address increased demand. 41. New instructor stations; new student computers, w/increase in number. Reoriented space. 42. Added student-created artwork. New, more comfortable seating. 43. We will expand out workstations and layout of staff/student service areas to increase interaction. 44. New Microform Scanner, 12 new Dell Vostros, 4 new iMacs; Rearranged Adaptive Technology Center.

A combined lab would provide students the benefit of having technical help and research help all in one common area, plus provide a more open, inviting and healthier environment for working. The remodel would also include expanding the existing library instruction lab to accommodate more comfortable seating and adjustable PC workstations and adding learning pods for collaborative group work. ). 37. N/A 38. The main floor of the library was converted from an old stack/reference area into an "information commons" containing new IT equipment, updated HVAC, etc.

12. Redesign of interior; reconfiguration of ground-floor level to include new services. 13. New addition to the existing facility. 34 Academic Library Building Renovation Benchmarks 14. Very early stage of development. Concept drawings and discussions by task force as part of Strategic Planning for campus. 15. N/A 16. We hope to utilize contiguous space to enlarge the facility with an information commons focus. 17. Moved to a totally new building. 18. An existing building was remodeled to house the library.

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