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Library Design – Learning Commons TouchPoints

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Learning TouchPoints are an important part of the library – learning commons – physical program. The service desks, collaboration bars and hubs can be developed to include visualization TouchPoints; spaces where ...

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ALA 2013: The Library of 2020 Will Be… - Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2013: The Library of 2020 Will Be…
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Academic libraries continue to roll out innovations like research commons and are moving into areas like data and repositories for research data and scholarship.

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How To Design A Library For Teens: Bleachers, Snacks, And Wii

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How To Design A Library For Teens: Bleachers, Snacks, And Wii
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if you scrolled down, you'd see that there are study spaces, exam lounges, reading spaces, multipurpose rooms, etc. libraries are community spaces.

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School libraries evolving into 21st century learning spaces ...

By Kathy Yanchus, Review Staff. Dramatic changes are occurring in school libraries across the province as they are transformed into 21st century learning spaces. It may not be conspicuously evident when you walk in, ...

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, June 25, 2013 5:28 AM

Learning Commons with focus on developing global digital citizens

Carol Koechlin's curator insight, June 25, 2013 8:31 AM

Congratulations to Phillip Jeffrey for his leadership and to the dedicated teacher librarians who are leading the way to 21st Century Library Learning Commons in their district and the world.

Lisa Price Moorehead's curator insight, July 28, 2013 10:53 PM
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Making Room for Innovation

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Two library service prototyping spaces, in two very different places, have a remarkable amount in common.


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Public. The Salt Lake City Central Library is absolutely incredible

Public. The Salt Lake City Central Library is absolutely incredible | Library Spaces of the Future | Scoop.it
The building has the outer curved wall that is a signature element of Safdie designs. Here, the outer wall on the ground floor has "retail" shops including a salon, coffee shop, labeled ATM and phone room, the Library Store (I ...

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Public. University. School. 10 Steps to a Better Library Interior

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Kinda wished that local libraries are like this... I'd definitely like to visit on a regular basis. http://t.co/SVp8onR1V1

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Public. Melton Library and Learning Hub Australia's first Green Star library

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Melton Library and Learning Hub in VIC is Australia's first Green Star library Architecture and Design The Melton Library and Learning Hub in Victoria is the first library in Australia to be awarded a 5 Star Green Star – Public Building Design...

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Sue Osborne's curator insight, June 19, 2013 10:22 PM

What a beautiful space. Will have to try to visit in person!

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From Library to Learning Commons NESLA

fromlibraryto learningcommonsValerie DiggsChelmsford High SchoolChelmsford Massachusetts
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‘Artists in the Archives,’ at Greenburgh Public Library in Elmsford

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“Artists in the Archives,” at the Greenburgh Public Library, revitalizes the antiquated card catalogs by filling them with art.
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