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Attract & Retain More Students: Keys to Renovating Your College Library


Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Meeting the needs of students that grew up with the desktop computer and are now on mobile devices presents a great challenge and opportunity for the library. Being at the epicenter of academic and social life on campus, librarians and facility professionals need to rise to the challenges and cease those opportunities. How can you confidently renovate your library to be competitive in the rapidly changing and media-driven learning environment? Join expert Higher Ed architect, David Zaiser, for this 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • Design methods to position the library as a central learning environment
  • How to create various environments: Single to group; quiet to noisy
  • Ways to develop a robust data infrastructure: Meeting BYOD & data needs
  • Strategies to foster student activity & comfort to promote collaboration
  • Renovation strategies for both large universities & small colleges

Program Highlights

  • Planning Your Renovation for a Library as a Campus Learning Environment

    • Keys to make your library a central meeting space for students
    • Providing informal learning spaces: How to meet academic & social needs
    • Foster student activity & comfort: Ideas to promote collaboration
  • Design Strategies to Meet Modern Needs: Creating a 21st Century Library

    • How to build an infrastructure that supports media-rich environments
    • Design for all types of spaces - Individual to group, noisy to quiet
    • How to use digital resources to free up space & meet student needs
    • Accommodating today's busy students: Ways to include food & coffee bars
  • Strategic Planning & Financing: Keys to Executing a Successful Renovation

    • Overall planning: Creating a budget and timeframe to achieve your goals
    • How to plan for a Learning Commons: Keys to gain administrator buy-in
    • Keys to renovating through strategically planned steps
  • Live Q&A session - Have your specific questions answered!

About The Speaker

David Zaiser, AIA, architect with Whitman, Requardt and Associates, has more than 30 years of experience leading a broad cross-section of successful architecture and planning projects on more than 2 dozen college and university campuses.

  • He is a recognized expert in the design of effective learning environments, frequent presenter at college and university planning conferences as well as Higher Ed Hero's webinar program.
  • Highly sought after for his knowledge of the design trends affecting college and university campuses today, he has been instrumental in the development of many innovative campus initiatives.
  • Mr. Zaiser has spoken extensively on the subject of learning environments for colleges and universities. He has presented at the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), Eastern Region Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers (ERAPPA), and leads a continuing education seminar for architects on the subject of learning environment design.

Program Benefits

In this 60-minute webinar, you will gain the information you need to create the library space your students want through strategic renovation.