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Creating a learning commons : a practical guide for librarians


"Provides experienced and detailed research-based guidance for academic librarians and other professionals charged with creating a learning commons. Readers can follow the entire process of developing a library learning commons design and implementation plan from inception to post-occupancy planning and assessment. Lampert and Meyers-Martin provide a practical guide, complete with examples and photos of award-winning learning commons designs. This book will help dedicated professionals identify best practices within today's existing learning commons settings and get up to speed on how to best approach developing their own library's new and innovative learning spaces"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781442272637
  • ISBN: 1442272635
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 178 pages ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Learning Commons Library Spaces -- Building Your Foundation -- Partnerships and Strategies for Successful Programming -- Architects, Designers, Contractors, and Budgets Oh My! -- Strategic Planning for Learning Commons Technology -- Choosing What Technology Goes into a Learning Commons -- Marketing and Promotion -- Teaching and Learning in a Learning Commons Space: Reference Services, Instruction, and Outreach -- Assessing Learning Commons Spaces and Reviewing Lessons Learned -- Successful Learning Commons Partnerships -- The Future of Library Learning Commons Spaces -- Appendix A. Learning Commons Survey -- Appendix B. Marketing Action Plan.
Subject: Information commons.
Libraries > Space utilization.
Academic libraries > Planning.
Academic libraries > Information technology.
Academic libraries > Planning.
Information commons.
Libraries > Space utilization.

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