Collection Digitization Drives New Forms of Academic Library Renovation, Concludes Redesigning the College Library Building, 2014 Edition, ISBN 978-157440-266-7

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This 220+ page report looks closely at the capital spending plans and building renovation /construction policies of academic libraries, predominantly in the USA and Canada.

64.29 percent of all PhD-granting colleges in the sample report collection space has decreased by 10 percent or more over the past three years.

Redesigning the College Library Building, 2014 Edition covers capital spending and space allocation plans with highly detailed data on recent library spending and future plans for the construction or renovation of library cafes, seating space, lighting, atriums, classroom space, information commons and other technology-oriented spaces, group study space, storage space, collection space, rooftop space, offices, meeting spaces and auditoriums, entrances and exits, restrooms, gardens and other outdoor spaces, artwork, windows, space and facilities for special collections, performance space, space intended for library applications for specific academic departments and other forms of library space and special features.

The report is available directly from Primary Research Group and from major book and research report distributors such as Amazon, Baker & Taylor and others. The price of the report is $93; site licenses are also available. A PDF version is currently available and a print version will be ready to ship on December 2, 2013 and can be ordered now. For a free excerpt, table of contents, and list of survey participants, or to place an order, visit our website at

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