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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. …

Brick-and-Mortar Libraries in the 21st-Century: An Oxymoron?
November 5, 2009 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2009 Annual Conference

Research libraries expand or renovate their facilities about every decade. With physical collections still growing, this cycle consumes capital investment capacity. Wouldn't we (and our users)…

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…

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…

Space Strategies for the New Learning Landscape
March 20, 2009
Learning at the Intersections: Integrating Support for Research, Writing, and Technology (Innovative Practice)
January 22, 2009 | A session at the ELI Annual Meeting 2009

While many institutions are investing in information commons spaces that incorporate thousands of square feet, at Eastern Michigan University we are exploring ways to work together more effectivel…

A Space of One’s Own: Learning Environments Derived from User-Centered Discovery Techniques
November 21, 2008

Academic libraries are committed to delivering new or improved learning spaces for students. Information/learning commons are de rigueur for libraries seeking to refresh and deepen their engageme…

Learning Curve: Adapting Library Workspaces
November 17, 2008

© 2008 James C. Haug EDUCAUSE Quarterly, vol. 31, no. 4 (October–December 2008) Good Ideas Learning Curve: Adapting Library Workspaces Student insights and suggestions help max…

Survey Results: The Management of Public Computing in Research Libraries
October 30, 2008 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2008 Annual Conference

The session will discuss the results of the recent ARL survey on the management of public computing, including the demand for and scale of library public computing, staffing and organizational stru…

Seminar 08A - A Planning Process for Successful Learning/Information Commons PLEASE NOTE: Separate registration and fee is required to attend this seminar.
October 28, 2008 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2008 Annual Conference

Institutions are renovating spaces to develop learning or information commons in libraries, academic buildings, and student centers. In some cases, existing commons need refreshing. Information or …