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1 Learning Commons and Main Floor Use Data 2001 and 2005 Gordon Fretwell W.E.B. Du Bois Library Celebrating the Learning Commons

2 W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Celebrating the Learning Commons Colloquium, January 2006 Questions What services are being used? When are services being used? Under what conditions? How does use compare before and after the implementation of the Learning Commons?

3 W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Celebrating the Learning Commons Colloquium, January Survey 3 – one week surveys March April 8-14 May areas/activities were defined and counted Counts took place every hour

4 W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Celebrating the Learning Commons Colloquium, January 2006 Learning Commons Usage Survey – one week surveys completed November (pre 24/5) December 4-10 (after 24/5) 3 – one week surveys planned Spring areas/activities defined and counted Counts took place every hour Laptops and PDAs included in 2005

5 W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Celebrating the Learning Commons Colloquium, January 2006 W.E.B. Du Bois Weekly Building Gate Count

6 W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Celebrating the Learning Commons Colloquium, January 2006 W.E.B. Du Bois Weekly Building Gate Count

7 W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Celebrating the Learning Commons Colloquium, January 2006 Top 10 Destinations in the Learning Commons, Fall 2005 Users Cum Users Percent Cum Pct OIT Workstations12, % Reference Workstations9,27721, %45.9% Consultation/group study offices (A--I)3,91825,5658.3%54.2% 16 Study Tables2,67528,2405.7%59.9% Microform storage area tables2,63030,8705.6%65.5% Writing Center student workstations2,06732,9374.4%69.8% Main lounge seating area1,97734,9144.2%74.0% Multiple table configurations1,53536,4493.3%77.3% Writing Center offices (rooms J--M)1,48537,9343.1%80.4% Tunnel corridor/NW corner tables1,00138,9352.1%82.6% Total Users for all categories47,158

8 W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Celebrating the Learning Commons Colloquium, January 2006

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10 Daily LC Use in 2005

11 W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Celebrating the Learning Commons Colloquium, January 2006 Hourly LC Use in 2005

12 W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Celebrating the Learning Commons Colloquium, January 2006 LC Computer Use in 2005

13 W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Celebrating the Learning Commons Colloquium, January 2006 Laptop Users

14 W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Celebrating the Learning Commons Colloquium, January 2006 Final Comments Numbers are not always data- Integrity of the numbers and their robustness make the difference. Importance of consistency of core categories if repeated surveys are expected to yield trend data. Summary data for 2001 and all data for Fall 2005 are available at: Some analysis is also available at that site. Both data and analysis will be updated as survey work continues. The Library and the University Computing Center have been collaborating in serving student information needs since the decade of the 1980s.


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