School of Information Management & Systems. Spring 2003.
Design of Library Services.
Assignment 4: Library Buildings. Due Feb 21.
1. Handout: Review Library Buildings.
2. Library Building Program Planning Guides:
Some examples of documents relating
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
Read at least one carefully for content and as an example of skillful
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.
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
Also, before visiting the San Francisco Main Library on Mar 7, read the
Summary of the San Francisco Public Library Post Occupancy
Evaluation Final Report, January 4, 2000, which should be at