Standard: UFC 4-740-20

LIBRARIES

This standard is available with a subscription to IHS Standards Expert.

About IHS Standards Expert

IHS Standards Expert subscription, simplifies and expedites the process for finding and managing standards by giving you access to standards from over 370 standards developing organizations (SDOs).

FEATURES & BENEFITS
  • Maximize product development and R&D with direct access to over 1.6 million standards
  • Discover new markets: Identify unmet needs and discover next-generation technologies
  • Improve quality by leveraging consistent standards to meet customer and market requirements
  • Minimize risk: Mitigate liability and better understand compliance regulations
  • Boost efficiency: Speed up research, capture and reuse expertise
For additional product information, visit the IHS Standards Expert page.

HOW TO SUBSCRIBE
For more information or a custom quote, visit the IHS Contact Us page for regional contact information.
Scope:

PURPOSE AND SCOPE

Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) 4-740-20, Libraries was developed by the Libraries Branch of the HQ Air Force Services Agency (HQ AFSVA) and provides guidelines for evaluating, planning, programming, and designing Air Force (AF) general libraries. Guidance is provided for the development of library facilities appropriate for each individual base and its local program operations and requirements. Information contained in this UFC located on the HQ AFSVA website and may be viewed on-line or downloaded for printing and off-line viewing. An Executive Summary of this UFC may also be obtained at the HQ AFSVA website and contains an overview of the detailed content presented in this document.

This UFC provides guidance for development of library facilities appropriate to support the local program operations for individual AF installations and the AFSVA Golden Eagle Standards for library operations. This information may be used by architects/engineers (A/E), designers, base civil engineers (BCE), library directors, Major Command (MAJCOM) and headquarters review personnel, and others involved in the development and approval of library construction projects. It is intended to help all participants better understand Air Force library requirements, programs, and design criteria so they can effectively participate in the project development process.

Information provided by this UFC applies to the design of all new construction projects including additions, alterations, and renovation projects in the continental United States (CONUS) and overseas. It provides criteria for determining program requirements, site evaluation and planning, overall facility design, and design of outdoor and indoor spaces. This document is not intended to provide all of the information needed to identify project requirements or successfully prepare project designs. It is to be used in conjunction with Department of Defense (DOD) and Air Force specific documents, as required. Additional information on the unique program and design requirements of local projects must be obtained at the installation level.

This UFC is organized to provide the data and criteria needed at each stage of the project development process. It also applies to the procurement of design/build services for the above noted projects. Alteration and renovation projects should update existing facilities to meet the guidance and criteria within budgetary constraints. This UFC is not intended as a substitution during design for thorough review by individual program managers and operations staff.

Organization: Unified Facilities Criteria
Document Number: ufc 4-740-20
Publish Date: 2006-05-01
Page Count: 84
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

This Standard References

Showing 10 of 38.

28 CFR PT 36
AF ETL 03-3
AF H 32-1084
AF I 34-270
DG 1110-3-122
EU COM 03-11
view more

Standards That Reference This Standard

Showing 2 of 2.


Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement