Catherine Lavallée-Welch, USF Polytechnic Library’s Director, presented the closing keynote address April 13 at the 2012 Joint Spring Conference of the Kentucky Library Association Academic Library Section, Kentucky Library Association Special Library Section and the Special Libraries Association Kentucky Chapter. The conference took place in Jamestown, KY.
The theme of the conference was “Become the Library They Need: Understanding User Expectations”. Lavallée-Welch’s presentation was entitled “The New Academic Library Building – You Can’t Get What You Want (Til You Know What You Want). She shared her own reflections and experiences about library construction and renovation projects, especially when it comes to user studies/user experience and the future of academic library buildings.