Office of Policy and Analysis: Facilities
This section contains documents on the following issues: Planning, design, construction, maintenance, and uses of buildings and physical spaces owned or rented by the Smithsonian; visitor and staff safety, health, and security.
Uses and Funding for the Arts & Industries Building: Ideas from Smithsonian Staff, April 2008
Looking to the Future of Smithsonian Libraries: The Perspective of Scholars, February 2008
Gateways to Research: A Study of Nine Smithsonian Institution Libraries, A Study for Smithsonian Institution Libraries and Smithsonian Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations, September 2007
The Art Library as Space, Place, and Experience, A study prepared for Smithsonian Institution Libraries and Smithsonian Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations, April 2007
Library Use at the National Museum of American History, Behring Center, National Museum of Natural History, and Smithsonian Institution Service Center, February 2007
Key Trends Affecting Libraries, July 2004
Visitor Opinions about Security Measures in Smithsonian Museums, April 2002
For more information regarding the studies and reports on this site, contact the Office of Policy and Analysis.