Headcount sample data for four areas of Swirbul Library from Oct 1st, 2017 to November 18th, 2017. The four areas that were observed include (1) group study on the first floor, (2) quiet study throughout the building including the stacks,(3) collaboration studios and (4) information commons on the second floor.
Which hours of the day are typically the busiest in Swirbul Library...
· walk-in traffic is heaviest on Thursday from Noon to 1pm
a. Door counts can show a significant decrease due to inclement weather conditions. At the beginning of a semester, door counts can be as high as 3,000 in one day.
b. Door counts for 2017-18 may be lower due to an absence of a data collecting device at the new north door.
Swirbul Library Collaboration studios usage
· The chart, shown below, shows usage in terms of the number of hours all 10 rooms reached a percentage level of occupancy in one semester. For example: all 10 rooms reached capacity 101 times for Spring 2017.(updated 10-12-2018)