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Between Books & Trees: A unique, ecological design for a new public library

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JAJA shared their latest proposal, which was awarded third prize, for a new public library in Daegu, South Korea.

 

Pushing the boundary of the notion that a library must be a contained, quiet and nearly isolated space, JAJA’s proposal treats the library as massive public zone for the fostering of communal creativity, and dissolves the separation between inside and nature.

JAJA, typically noted for their form making abilities, have opted for a minimialistic formal language of the architecture, so that the streamlined library can capture the textures of the existing trees and the books within to create a cohesive experience that celebrates both.

 

“We propose to merge the spatial qualities of the trees and the potential of the library into one cohesive identity. The library will merge the exterior and interior through a series of spatial transitions within an inclusive environment for the local community,” explained the architects.

 

View additional images and read more about this design that integrates building and nature, on both an aesthetic and functional level, creating a unique experience with light, form and space...


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Connected Learning | Transforming Libraries

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21st-Century Libraries: The Learning Commons

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Libraries become a different kind of learning destination when schools reimagine them as open, transparent spaces that invite student communication and collaboration.
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5 emerging trends in today's libraries | eSchool News | eSchool News - Linkis.com

5 emerging trends in today's libraries | eSchool News | eSchool News - Linkis.com | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
Libraries are expanding their services to meet the needs of entire communities--one of the top emerging trends includes STEM maker spaces.
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Five Things You Need to Know about the Learning Commons Model

Five Things You Need to Know about the Learning Commons Model | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it

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Carol Koechlin's curator insight, October 28, 2014 2:36 PM

Great article to share with Learning Commons teams just beginning their journey

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Innovations at Monticello High School library recognized ⋅ Charlottesville Tomorrow

Innovations at Monticello High School library recognized ⋅ Charlottesville Tomorrow | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it

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Love it! :-)

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Reviewed and endorsed by Lynn Hay. 

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Four Futures for School Libraries – Guest Post by Valerie Hill

Four Futures for School Libraries – Guest Post by Valerie Hill | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
4 themes for school libraries in 2014 by by Dr. Valerie Hill. The four areas for the future of School Libraries that Dr. Hill outlines are: Critical Thinking Constructivist Learning Collaboration D...

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Maria Jose Vitorino's curator insight, March 19, 2014 9:23 PM

Proposta de 4 dimensões prioritárias para as bibliotecas escolares em 2014:

Pensamento Crítico

Aprendizagem Construtivista

Colaboração

Cidadania Digital

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, March 20, 2014 4:05 AM

School Libraries of the future

Glenda Morris's curator insight, March 22, 2014 3:41 PM

4 themes for 2014  for  school libraries  are critical thinking,, constructivist learning, collaboration and digital citizenship

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Libraries & Librarians as Major Players in Tech at SXSWi - EveryLibrary

Libraries & Librarians as Major Players in Tech at SXSWi - EveryLibrary | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Libraries & Librarians as Major Players in Tech at SXSWi Library Technology Leaders Travel to SXSWi to Showcase Trends hosted by Innovative AUSTIN (February 5, 2014) – Representatives from the library industry’s leading organizations...
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Better Library & Learning Space

Better Library & Learning Space | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
Old Friend and long time Nomad mentor Les Watson recently published an extensive collection of papers about the design of libraries and learning spaces and we were delighted to be asked to contribu...
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"What are the most important things a 21st-century library should do with its space? Each chapter in this cutting-edge text addresses this critical question, capturing the insights and practical ideas of leading international librarians, educators and designers to offer you a 'creative resource bank' that will help to transform your library and learning spaces. This is an innovative and practical toolkit introducing concepts, drawing together opinions and encouraging new ways of thinking about library learning spaces for the future."

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Library Technology Trends for 2014 | library sc...

Library Technology Trends for 2014 | library sc... | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
This afternoon, I attended Florida Library Webinar's "Tech Trends to Watch in 2014". The information presented in the webinar was highly interesting and eye-opening to the technology available to l...
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Innovative Ideas for Using Google Forms

Innovative Ideas for Using Google Forms | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
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Alenka Andrin's curator insight, March 17, 2014 3:45 PM

Examples of Using Google Forms in education.

Ressources pour les cours d'anglais's curator insight, February 7, 2015 1:22 PM

Différentes façons d'utiliser google form : des idées très intéressantes à utiliser. 

Anabela Luís's curator insight, February 10, 2015 6:02 AM

Muito bom para quem usa formulários do Google ou quer aprender a usar.

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Top Tech Trends | ALA Midwinter 2014 - The Digital Shift

Top Tech Trends | ALA Midwinter 2014 - The Digital Shift | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
Codes of conduct and anti-harassment policies were listed among the leading current trends during the annual LITA Top Tech Trends panel, along with digital forensics, open content, next steps in social media, and more.
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Emerging trends and the implications for libraries | CILIP

Emerging trends and the implications for libraries | CILIP | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
As the 21st century progresses, what roles will libraries play in connecting communities and users with knowledge and knowledge creators? As information becomes ever more digitised and omnipresent, what physical space will libraries require?
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Modern library learning environments | Services to Schools

Modern library learning environments | Services to Schools | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
The concept of the Modern Learning Environment (MLE) encompasses an holistic approach that relates the pedagogy of learning to the physical and virtual spaces in which learning occurs.

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Creating the Library of Tomorrow from the Ground Up

Creating the Library of Tomorrow from the Ground Up | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
Flickr:Paul Lowry By Laurie Putnam The public library hums. Readers peruse e-books and job seekers attend workshops. Teens organize poetry slams, and
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JOYCE VALENZA’s top 10 tech trends for 2015: Infographic

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Information Literacy Interactive Tutorial

Welcome to the home page of the IRISS Information Literacy Interactive Tutorial. This tutorial was derived from the Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) Information Literacy pack.

 

This tutorial will provide you with an understanding of information literacy in six simple steps. Each step includes activities that will help you develop your information literacy skills.


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Bibhya Sharma's curator insight, November 16, 2014 8:04 PM

Simple online tutorial yet quite interactive and engaging.

Leonie Darken's curator insight, August 3, 9:47 PM
Extensive process to take you from start to finish. 
Kelty Resource Centre's curator insight, August 4, 12:50 AM
Extensive but covers the lot!
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Pew Report Finds Millennials Are Readers, Library Users - Library Journal

Pew Report Finds Millennials Are Readers, Library Users - Library Journal | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
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“ Pew Report Finds Millennials Are Readers, Library Users Library Journal Kimberly Matthews, executive director of the Trenton Free Library and coauthor of...
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Technology Trends in Libraries & the Emerging Generation | David Lee King

Technology Trends in Libraries & the Emerging Generation | David Lee King | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
Technology Trends in Libraries & the Emerging Generation from David King I gave this presentation last week at the Michigan Library Association Spring (#Library related trends:
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A Library Writer's Blog: CFP: Valuing Librarianship: Core Values in Theory and Practice - A Special Issue of Library Trends (February 2016)

"CFP: Valuing Librarianship: Core Values in Theory and Practice - A Special Issue of Library Trends (February 2016)" http://t.co/a1cd6o3NE8
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LIS Trends: ARTICLE (2014) Me and you and everything we know: information behavior in library workplaces

LIS Trends: ARTICLE (2014) Me and you and everything we know: information behavior in library workplaces | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
LIS Trends: ARTICLE (2014) Me and you and everything we know: information behavior in library workplaces. http://t.co/eQVgDDO59S
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Unusual library trends

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Unusual library trends (I just recommended @technolibrary's topic: Unusual library trends on @scoopit http://t.co/cUIM3yXpzm #curatethecurators)
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Leading In and Beyond the Library

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This paper explains the key role that school librarians and libraries should play in state- and districtwide efforts to transition to digital learning, or the effective use of technology to improve teaching and learning.


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Jo Laretive's curator insight, February 1, 2014 8:18 PM

A useful paper for planning goals and visions for your school library.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, February 3, 2014 1:48 PM

Role of school libraries and librarians in teaching, learning and research

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, February 19, 2014 2:26 PM

Digital learning and Education technology

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Librarypedia: The Future of Libraries and Wikipedia - The Digital Shift

Librarypedia: The Future of Libraries and Wikipedia - The Digital Shift | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
The Wikipedia Library is an open research hub started in 2010 when Credo Reference donated 500 free research accounts to Wikipedia's most active editors. Partnerships with HighBeam, Questia, JSTOR, and the Cochrane Library followed.
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Wikipedia is getting better all the time!

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