ACRL/LLAMA Interdivisional Committee on Building Resources

Community of Practice: Buildings and Equipment/Interdivisional

Charge: To continuously update the "Academic Library Building Design: Resources for Planning" resource guide for planning library buildings and learning spaces.

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Our Work

Deliverables:

  • Review existing resources, such as those available from ACRL, ARL, LLAMA, EDUCAUSE, and other organizations as appropriate, for possible inclusion in the guide
  • Research additional tools for planning library and learning spaces
  • Recommend possible new outlets for promoting the guide

Expected Time Commitment:

  • Eight hours per year in either virtual meetings or at ALA conferences
  • Eight hours per year working on the guide/related projects

Desired skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Experience or interest in library building projects
  • Research skills
  • Some program planning experience preferred, but not required

Staff Contact and roles:

  • Kerry Ward, kward@ala.org, 800-5454-2433, ext. 5036. Overall management, committee charges/appointments, budget requests, etc.
  • Fred Reuland, freuland@ala.org, 800-545-2433, ext. 5032. Webinar production, program planning and scheduling, conference support, etc.

Resources available:

  • Virtual meeting support
  • ACRL staff
  • Community leaders
  • ALA Connect