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Initiative 2: The library is an affirmative, attractive, responsive, safe “21st century" environment for users
Measures of Success:
Users find multiple academic/support services in the library
Students cite the library as one reason they came to Ferris and/or were successful here
Online systems demonstrably meet user needs nad provide an enhanced user experience consistent with university systems and library community practice and standards.
Gate count and usage increases for both physical and online resources.
Students report feeling greater ownership of and pride in their library.
2.1 Explore and implement a “library/learning commons” model in FLITE that balances current and emerging needs and expectations
2.2 Replace furniture, carpet, layouts, etc. to enhance the library’s attractiveness
2.3 Evaluate and replace enterprise and ancillary online systems
2.4 Refresh online system user interfaces in ways that meet user needs and are consistent with common university standards for an enhanced user experience
2.5 Create a meditation/prayer/reflection space to support goal 2.E of Ferris’
2016-2021 Diversity and Inclusion Plan