School of Information Management & Systems. Spring 2003.
285   Design of Library Services. Michael Buckland.

Assignment 4:   Library Buildings.   Due Feb 21.

1. Handout: Review Library Buildings.

2. Library Building Program Planning Guides: Some examples of documents relating to library buildings have been placed in the Computer Lab. They are the "Program Planning Guides" developed to justify State funding for a new UC Santa Cruz Science Library; the UC Davis Main ("Shields") Library Alteration and Expansion; the UC San Diego Central Library Addition; and the spiffy new San Francisco campus library.
Read at least one carefully for content and as an example of skillful persuasive presentation.

2. Books: Take a look at the shelves around MAIN Z679, esp.
Planning academic and research library buildings by Philip D. Leighton and David C. Weber. 3rd ed. Chicago : American Library Association, 1999. MAIN Z679.M491 2000. Also at ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN LIBRARY Z679.M491 2000 Noncirculating

3. Report: Let me have a brief note (on paper or by e-mail) explaining which guide(s) you read and which book you looked at, with any comments on them.

Also, before visiting the San Francisco Main Library on Mar 7, read the Executive Summary of the San Francisco Public Library Post Occupancy Evaluation Final Report, January 4, 2000, which should be at