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From Learning Commons to Learning Outcomes: Assessing Collaborative Services and Spaces
September 27, 2011

This ECAR research bulletin reviews six recent user studies of the commons model on different campuses , with three highlighted as exemplars. While the studies used varying methodologies, t…

Library Spaces for the Scholarship Process
July 21, 2011

Gary E. Strong ( gstrong@library.ucla.edu ) is University Librarian at UCLA. Comments on this article can be posted to the web via the link at the bottom of this page. The f…

7 Things You Should Know About the Modern Learning Commons
April 11, 2011

The learning commons, sometimes called an “information commons,” has evolved from a combination library and computer lab into a full-service learning, research, and project space. A…

The Library Space as Learning Space
November 30, 2010

© 2010 Keith Webster. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ )…

New ELI 7 Things ... Brief Explores the Modern Learning Commons
April 14, 2011

The learning commons, sometimes called an “information commons,” has evolved from a combination library and computer lab into a full-service learning, research, and project spac…

2010 top ten trends in academic libraries A review of the current literature
June 21, 2010

Academic library collection growth is driven by patron demand and will include new resource types. Budget challenges will continue and libraries will evolve as a result. Changes …

Bookless Libraries?
November 6, 2009

Technology leaders and librarians consider how the digital age changes the physical space and role of one of higher education's oldest institutions. …

Creating Learning Spaces Through Collaboration: How One Library Refined Its Approach
March 26, 2009

By Robert Fox and Crit Stuart Eliciting user input increases a renovation project's effectiveness. Incremental renovations permit testing assumptions about learning spaces alon…

Space Strategies for the New Learning Landscape
March 20, 2009
PAIR-Up
March 20, 2009

© 2009 Linda Jorn, Aimee Whiteside, and Ann Hill Duin. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License ( http://creativecommons…