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How Suite It Is! Collaborative Tech Suites in an Academic Library
March 20, 2007 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference 2007

In response to student demand for collaborative, networked group workspaces, the Gordon Library and Academic Technology Center at WPI joined up to install tech suites in the library, which allow sm…

Learning Centers, Libraries, and IT: Providing Integrated Support Services in a Learning Commons
February 27, 2007

Several years ago, Colorado College embarked on an ambitious collaborative venture to create a new, experimental Learning Commons space in its library. The collaboration also spawned a group that…

EDUCAUSE2006 Podcast: Getting the Most Out of Integration and Centralization
February 16, 2007

In this 45-minute recording from the 2006 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, we'll hear from Geoffrey Robert Dengate and Janice Rickards in a session entitled Milking the Model: Getting the Most …

Setting the Stage for Academic Engagement: Reengineering a Georgia Tech Library
January 22, 2007 | A session at the ELI Annual Meeting 2007

The First Floor Crosland Library is designed as an "intellectual oasis," a place for students to refresh body and mind and enable academic engagement. The space's unique environment …

Developing Collaborative Workstations
January 1, 2007

Good Ideas Developing Collaborative Workstations Careful consideration of student needs and testing of several prototypes yielded a successful model for collaborative workstations in the li…

Library Workflow Redesign: Six Case Studies
January 1, 2007

The proliferation of electronic information and tools has changed the way that readers and researchers do their work. It has also changed the way library staff members provide materials and service…

The Changing ‘Place’ of the Library
January 1, 2007

The author asks "How can libraries translate the benefits that our physical libraries offer to on-campus students and professors to serve our distance education students and faculty members in…

If the Academic Library Ceased to Exist, Would We Have to Invent It?
January 1, 2007

© 2007 Lynn Scott Cochrane EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 42, no. 1 (January/February 2007): 6–7 Lynn Scott Cochrane is Director of Libraries at Denison University. Comments on t…

ELI Innovations & Implementations—The Learning Grid, University of Warwick
January 1, 2006

The University of Warwick's Learning Grid is a flexible social learning space designed to challenge, motivate, and encourage students to explore new ways of responding to their courses. Wirele…

Changing a Cultural Icon: The Academic Library as a Virtual Destination
January 1, 2006

© 2006 Jerry D. Campbell EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 1 (January/February 2006): 16–31. Jerry D. Campbell Jerry D. Campbell is Chief Information Officer and Dean of Univer…