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Formula & Score-at-a-Glance
2.2 Replace furniture, carpet, layouts, etc. to enhance the library’s attractiveness
Formula: New and/or updated furniture + new carpet + cohesive, visually impactful signage = an attractive library.
Establish a task force to work on this; task force develops timeline, conducts studies, puts bids out, etc.
Task force develops ongoing projects
Students cite the library as one reason they came to Ferris and/or were successful here
Gate count and usage increases for both physical and online resources
Students report feeling greater ownership of and pride in their library
Data/information from physical plant re: costs
Suggestion/comments box data
Feedback on digital signage [see also 3.3]
Timeline established/suggested by task force [would need to work with task force to determine these targets]
Rubrics/Questions Used to Determine Score
Where are we on the timeline?
Has the task force continued to solicit feedback on new or established improvements?
Has the task force developed a list of ongoing projects?
Survey & study data including past focus-group results
Documents that show the chosen products/document the steps taken
Hired student graphic designer
Established noise zones
Furniture for 2nd floor installed in late August 2016
Extended study area and info commons have new carpet (August 2016)
New movable tables ordered and installed in 4th floor meeting rooms (Summer 2018)
Data Collector & Frequency
Chair of the FLITE Space Utilization and Furnishings Team