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Assessing the FLITE Strategic Plan: 2.2 Replace furniture, carpet, layouts, etc. to enhance the library’s attractiveness

Formula & Score-at-a-Glance

2.2 Replace furniture, carpet, layouts, etc. to enhance the library’s attractiveness

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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

Associated Measures

Associated Data

  • Data/information from physical plant re: costs
  • Data post-placement
  • 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

Data Collector(s):

  • Chair of the FLITE Space Utilization and Furnishings Team


  • Annually