Hesburgh Library Renovation

Timeline

Active: Technology Row

Technology Row Collaboration & Teaching Hub 2nd Floor Center for Digital Scholorship 2nd Floor
Highlights: Nexus for scholarly research and production with digital tools including Center for Digital Scholarship, Research Commons and Technology Commons Venues for instruction, interdisciplinary research and collaboration State-of-the art technologies, enabling students and faculty to explore new methodologies, analyze complex data and share research results in ways never before possible
March 2017
April 2017
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Summer 2018

Completed: Concourse Phase

Center Concourse Scholars Lounge Fourth Floor
Highlights: Ceiling and lighting updated and improved, Flooring refinished, Floor-to-ceiling glass installed in the high bay at the upper east and west ends A new destination space for academic and social encounters, Seating for 80, Nicely appointed, with an eclectic mix of furniture, Wood sculptural wall Houses staff from acquisitions, interlibrary loan, electronic resources, metadata services, batch processing, data support, and cataloging, Staff lounge seating 30, with vending and a kitchenette
February 2016
March 2016
April 2016
May 2016
June 2016
July 2016
August 2016
September 2016
October 2016
November 2016
December 2016
January 2017
February 2017

Completed: Entrance Gallery and 10th Floor

Phase 1A
Entrance Gallery - North
Phase 1B
Entrance Gallery - South
Phase 1C
Tower Floor - 10th Floor
Highlights: New North Entrance, Entrance Gallery Floor Opening, 2nd Floor Reading Room, 2nd Floor Skylight, Installation of New Restrooms on 1st & 2nd Floors Entrance Gallery Floor Opening, Casual Seating Clusters, Removal of 2nd Floor Restrooms Appointed Reading Room, Designated Study Tables, Graduate Student Enclave, Casual Seating Clusters
December 2014 Phase 1A Prep: Select Walkways to East and North Gated for Construction Staging Areas
• December 22, 2014 Phase 1A begins: Construction Barriers Erected
January 2015
February 2015
March 2015
April 2015 Phase 1C Prep: Books Moved to Lower Level
May 2015 Phase 1C Begins:
Tower Floor 10 Closed
June 2015
July 2015 Phase 1B Prep: Select Walkways to East and North Gated for Construction Staging Areas, South Entrance Closed
August 2015 Phase 1A Complete, North Entrance Open Phase 1B Begins:
Construction Barriers Erected, Grand Staircase Closed, Stairway Door Near Grand Starcase Temporarily Closed
September 2015
October 2015
November 2015
December 2015 Tower Floor 10 Complete
January 2016
February 2016
March 2016 Phase 1B Complete
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