Case Study: Learning Commons (Team 6)

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Published on May 14, 2007

Author: Damien_Wang

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5th Annual Library Leadership Institute @ Xiamen (11-15 May 2007)

“ Disaster & Rebirth: Tomorrow’s Library Today” Case Study Topic 1: Learning Commons presented by Team 6

Factors to consider in this case Interim vs Future Library 5 years later 25% of space devoted to LC New wineskin needs new wine? More collaboration & resource sharing? Creeping Google-ism: Doing it right vs. doing what’s right Learning Commons: Physical vs. Virtual?

Interim vs Future Library 5 years later

25% of space devoted to LC

New wineskin needs new wine?

More collaboration & resource sharing?

Creeping Google-ism: Doing it right vs. doing what’s right

Learning Commons: Physical vs. Virtual?

Are you sure there’re no ZOMBIES hiding in the basement? Source: http://hennessey.lib.ok.us/ZOMBIE.jpg Source: http://www.uwosh.edu/library/news/images/zombies03.jpg

‘Learning Commons’? Characteristics: Informal interaction, collaboration & learning self-direction in learning interleaving of research, teaching and learning, e.g. faculty members actively engaged in research into effective online learning practise & delivering instruction online. creation of knowledge Source: http://learningcommons.educ.uvic.ca/vision.html

Characteristics:

Informal interaction, collaboration & learning

self-direction in learning

interleaving of research, teaching and learning, e.g.

faculty members actively engaged in research into effective online learning practise & delivering instruction online.

creation of knowledge

Underlying concepts: Collections of Digital, Print, and Multimedia Materials Access to materials both virtual and physical Space in which to deliver and showcase digital and multimedia resources Guidance in the effective and efficient use of resources Learning of information literacy skills and abilities Community of learners working together on research projects ‘Learning Commons’? Source: http://library.queensu.ca/learningcommons/files/learning_commons_design_brief2.pdf

Underlying concepts:

Collections of Digital, Print, and Multimedia Materials

Access to materials both virtual and physical

Space in which to deliver and showcase digital and multimedia resources

Guidance in the effective and efficient use of resources

Learning of information literacy skills and abilities

Community of learners working together on research projects

LC Service Services during office hours (0830-2300) Multi-lingual zone Course resource (books . Web . Databases . Etc) Laptops for loan / rent Information Counter 24-hour zone (similar to bank auto-lobby) REST ZONE: Café (vending machine) + phone-zone + lounge chairs Discussion areas EXCHANGE: bulletin (physical / digital) for students to exchange info & interact Ask-a-Librarian service (email only) Wireless network Vendors sponsor free hardware & software @ technology showcase TV / media players Exhibition space Re-configurable furniture Some of these can appear in the Interim LC; the rest in 5 years. Usage of 24-hour services to be monitored for long-term feasibility

Services during office hours (0830-2300)

Multi-lingual zone

Course resource (books . Web . Databases . Etc)

Laptops for loan / rent

Information Counter

24-hour zone (similar to bank auto-lobby)

REST ZONE: Café (vending machine) + phone-zone + lounge chairs

Discussion areas

EXCHANGE: bulletin (physical / digital) for students to exchange info & interact

Ask-a-Librarian service (email only)

Wireless network

Vendors sponsor free hardware & software @ technology showcase

TV / media players

Exhibition space

Re-configurable furniture

Some of these can appear in the Interim LC; the rest in 5 years.

Usage of 24-hour services to be monitored for long-term feasibility

LC Space Utilisation University President wants 25% of library space devoted to LC? Sure! Utilisation of space: Workstations Activity / collaborative areas Print & media resource area Administration Output services (printer, scanning, binding, etc) Instructional Specialised digital (e.g. media production studio) Lounge & recreational area Miscellaneous

University President wants 25% of library space devoted to LC? Sure!

Utilisation of space:

Workstations

Activity / collaborative areas

Print & media resource area

Administration

Output services (printer, scanning, binding, etc)

Instructional

Specialised digital (e.g. media production studio)

Lounge & recreational area

Miscellaneous

LC space utilisation 24-hr Security >> LC remains open 24/7 Rest Zone Exhibition panels EXCHANGE + TVs + Tech Showcase Multi-lingual Zone Discussion Zone Bayview University Info Counter + Gate 25% of entire library’s space

LC space utilisation Rest Zone EXCHANGE + Satellite TVs + Tech Showcase Multi-lingual Zone Discussion Zone Bayview Trailer Camp (Interim) Info Counter @ Gate Collections stored in lockable containers Marquee tent used as REST ZONE Study rooms housed in air-conditioned tents. Mobile Info Counter Ice Cream booth PC stations not feasible. To be replaced by wireless network & sponsored laptops

How will the future LC look like? Disclaimer: The images above are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change without prior notice. Café @ Courtyard Workstations Learning Commons overview Discussion Area TV / Lounge area Multilingual Zone

Disclaimer: The images above are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change without prior notice.

LC: Co-operation . Connection . Collaboration Tap on linguistic experts from various faculties / universities nearby for multi-lingual instruction Aggregated purchases of e-resources & print resources amongst the 5 university libraries Vendors can provide free IT / application training Tap on Open Archive Initiative to link up resources with the other 4 university libraries Rotate lecturers between the 5 universities to share expertise

Tap on linguistic experts from various faculties / universities nearby for multi-lingual instruction

Aggregated purchases of e-resources & print resources amongst the 5 university libraries

Vendors can provide free IT / application training

Tap on Open Archive Initiative to link up resources with the other 4 university libraries

Rotate lecturers between the 5 universities to share expertise

LC Business Model LC won’t replace the Library; it will complement it. Free or fee? Most of the basic LC services & facilities will be free to users Value-added services to be fee-based, e.g. rental of laptops, printing

LC won’t replace the Library; it will complement it.

Free or fee?

Most of the basic LC services & facilities will be free to users

Value-added services to be fee-based, e.g. rental of laptops, printing

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