And then, a new term enters ... the COMMONS - used sometimes to refer to the library, or a part of the library. The PHYSICAL commons - the learning commons, the information commons, the computer commons - this focuses on the ACTIVITY. The presence of the co...
The library is "a growing organism" (Ranganatham, 1931, p. 382), and as a dynamic and fluid environment CHANGE is a part of the library. Ranganathan, S. R. (1931). The five laws of library science . Madras, India: The Madras Library Association. Accessed on...
Some questions to begin. How are collections balanced? Is there a balance between print and digital? I know that for some there may be a need for more print collections that's the traditional view of the library. But with the growth in digital devices ...
We are trying to create or recreate a space - a place for study and for learning. Oldenburg, R. (1999). The great good place: Cafes, coffee shops, bookstores, bars, hair salons and other hangouts at the heart of a community. (2nd Ed.) Cambridge, MA: Da Cap...
We know there is a perceived need for more digital - greater access - and a larger, more robust collection. But, there is something to be said for the physical book - almost a cultural connection - a sensual, tactile connection, holding a book, turning the...
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