Pacific's Second Annual Assessment Conference
University of the Pacific
April 5, 2018
Date of Presentation
University of the Pacific’s Stockton Campus Library is currently in the process of a multi-phase renovation that will offer 21st century design and functionality. Our team conducted several assessment methods to understand more fully how our students use –or choose not to use—study spaces and various pieces of furniture in the Stockton library. The results of this project will help answer the questions: “What do our students want or need in library learning spaces – both academic and social?” and “How might we create learning spaces in the library that will enable a variety of student use preferences?” We have learned what our students’ preferences are for tables, chairs and the spaces they choose to optimize their productivity, both individually and collaboratively. The data gathered from this project will inform architectural design choices and furniture selections.
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What our students want in and from their library.
Paper presented at Pacific's Second Annual Assessment Conference in Stockton, CA.