New spaces in the building house studios, videoconferencing facilities, a new cafeteria area and an attractive two story Reading Room. Technological improvements include a wireless network, distance education capabilities, computer clusters, a Multimedia Lab and a High Tech Teaching Lab. Library users enter the facility through a new two-story glass atrium.
The 18 month project increased the total building area to 103,000 square feet. The Architect for the project is TMP Architecture. Miller-Davis Company served as Construction Manager/Constructor and self-performed the concrete and structural steel erection work.