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US Staff Exchange

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An overview of a Staff Exchange I undertook in May and June 2012.

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US Staff Exchange

  1. 1. GVSU Staff Exchange 2012
  2. 2. 3 Universities, 3 States y rsit ive te Un s ) t y Sta ral Ar V alle , Libe and ublic Gr (P dison ity of Wisconsin-Ma 2 1The Univers arch) (Public, Rese 3 The Univ (Priv ersity o ate, f Rese Chicago a rc h )
  3. 3. 3 Areas of Research Virtual Enquiry Services (Chat & SMS Messaging) Stock Recovery (Fines and Invoicing) Library as Place (The Library Environment/Building)
  4. 4. Grand Valley State University Public Liberal Arts University with 24,662 students - 21,236 undergraduate/3,426 postgraduate Based in Allendale - 15 miles outside of Grand Rapids with 2 other campus libraries:• Frey (Healthcare)• Steelcase (Business & Education)+ Holland Campus on Lake Michigan (no library) The Zumberge Library – Grand Valley State University
  5. 5. Information Services OverviewComparative Statistics between GVSU and KU 2001/02 & 2010/11 GVSU KU 2001/2002 2010/2011 2001/2002 2010/2011FTE Students 18,200 20,655 14,000 22,255Users entering 350,000 1,082,432 1,390,000 2,194,950LRCsTotal Issues 80,000 113,995 770,000 296,933Book Stock 610,000 694,018 405,000 406,762PrintJournals 10,300 2,116 2,200 1,800E-books 6,500 479,743 0 136,500 (5-E-journals 59,722 0 49,000 10,000)
  6. 6. Staff Exchange Scheme GVSU and KU offer development grants for short staff exchanges Students are also offered the chance to study part of their course at GVSU Aims to create links between departments and further the international objectives 25th year of the scheme – events to celebrate!
  7. 7. Grand Valley State University Out with the old…http://gvsu.edu/library/newbuilding/
  8. 8. Grand Valley State University Out with the old…http://gvsu.edu/library/newbuilding/
  9. 9. Grand Valley State University Steelcase Library
  10. 10. Grand Valley State University Frey Library
  11. 11. Grand Rapids Public Library
  12. 12. University of Wisconsin Madison Campus  Public research University with over 182,000 students  Madison campus alone has 42,099 students: 28,960 undergraduates/11,756 postgraduates 40 separate libraries on UW-Madison campus alone Memorial Library largest 3.5 million volumes Very strong on IT and digital displays + signage in general The Memorial Library Entrance, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  13. 13. University of Wisconsin- College Library
  14. 14. University of Wisconsin- Madison Campus
  15. 15. University of Wisconsin- Madison Campus
  16. 16. Chicago - The HaroldWashington Public Library
  17. 17. Chicago - The HaroldWashington Public Library
  18. 18. Chicago - The HaroldWashington Public Library
  19. 19. The University of Chicago Private research University - 15,000 students 10,000 postgraduates & 5,000 undergrads $6bn (£4bn) endowment 6 libraries on campus: Regenstein is largest with 4.5 million volumes The Law Library, University of Chicago
  20. 20. The University of Chicago Regenstein Library
  21. 21. The University of ChicagoRegenstein Library refurbishment
  22. 22. The University of Chicago Joe & Rika Mansueto Library
  23. 23. The University of Chicago Manseuto Library Preservation Center
  24. 24. The University of Chicago Student tributes!
  25. 25. The University of Chicago Ear plugs!
  26. 26. Questions

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