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Information about Learning Commons

Published on December 20, 2007

Author: csinkinson

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Created by: Caroline Sinkinson and Jennifer Knievel

Norlin Library's Design Team visited a number of Learning Commons examples in order to prepare for the library redesign. The presentation summarizes many of the sites visited and important features to LC design.

LEARNING COMMONS Transforming Learning and Scholarship

Motivators for Change Why are we doing this? Who will benefit? How will they benefit? How will we change?

Why are we doing this?

Who will benefit?

How will they benefit?

How will we change?

“ Information commons have drawn students by offering environments that address their needs, bring together technology, content, and services in a physical space that results in an environment different from that of a typical library”. (7.2) Lippincott (2006). “Linking the Information Commons to Learning”. Learning Commons Models

“ Information commons have drawn students by offering environments that address their needs, bring together technology, content, and services in a physical space that results in an environment different from that of a typical library”. (7.2)

Lippincott (2006). “Linking the Information Commons to Learning”.

 

Service Points Central and Visible [Architecture and Lighting Elements] Borrowing services: laptops, digital cameras, and projectors Staffing: 2 full time staff and 20 students

Central and Visible [Architecture and Lighting Elements]

Borrowing services: laptops, digital cameras, and projectors

Staffing: 2 full time staff and 20 students

Flexible Space Impression of neighborhoods Variety of work spaces Presentation Areas Multi-media pods Collaborative Corners Mac Bar Independent stations Instruction Rooms

Impression of neighborhoods

Variety of work spaces

Presentation Areas

Multi-media pods

Collaborative Corners

Mac Bar

Independent stations

Instruction Rooms

Seating Variations Comfort Private and open Moveable screens Personal lighting Zoned areas

Comfort

Private and open

Moveable screens

Personal lighting

Zoned areas

Presentation Area Collaborative Moveable furniture Wireless keyboard and mouse

Collaborative

Moveable furniture

Wireless keyboard and mouse

Computing Variations 35 Macs & PCs 20 Laptops Multimedia stations Power stations

35 Macs & PCs

20 Laptops

Multimedia stations

Power stations

Lounge Classroom Flexible Furniture Comfortable learning setting

Flexible Furniture

Comfortable learning setting

Gallery Transformative space: used for student events, artwork, and socializing

Transformative space: used for student events, artwork, and socializing

Duke ~ Perkins and Bostock Libraries

Von der Heyden Pavilion

Social and Academic Space Study Tables Comfortable Seating (moveable) Individual Lamps Power sources

Study Tables

Comfortable Seating (moveable)

Individual Lamps

Power sources

Cafe

Integrating the Outdoors

Perkins Reference Area

Computing

Computing

Service Points Perkins- Reference and Circulation Adjacent Bostock - Help Desk Final floor- Additional Technical Support

Perkins- Reference and Circulation Adjacent

Bostock - Help Desk

Final floor- Additional Technical Support

Bostock Information Commons

Computing

Flexible Space

Library Reading Room Transformed

Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech- West Commons

85 productivity stations 24 media lab stations 8 public terminals Computing

85 productivity stations

24 media lab stations

8 public terminals

Double monitors Scanners Computing

Double monitors

Scanners

Individual lighting Table top space Collaborative Computing

Individual lighting

Table top space

Collaborative

Computing- Multi Media Lab Screen Display Projector Support Desk

Screen Display

Projector

Support Desk

Service Points Reference and Information Services Borrowing services: laptops, camcorders, mp3 players

Reference and Information Services

Borrowing services: laptops, camcorders, mp3 players

Service Points

Georgia Tech- East Commons

Computing Zoned Stations 40 workstations = 4 visitor computers 6 walk-up computers 30 computers at collaborative stations

Zoned Stations

40 workstations =

4 visitor computers

6 walk-up computers

30 computers at collaborative stations

Flexible Space Moveable: Lighting Power sources Screens Seating

Moveable:

Lighting

Power sources

Screens

Seating

Flexible Space

Performance Space Projector and Screen Seating and tables retractable Adjacent to café Invite campus speakers and lectures: Tuesday Talks

Projector and Screen

Seating and tables retractable

Adjacent to café

Invite campus speakers and lectures: Tuesday Talks

Cafe Food and Drink Permitted

Food and Drink Permitted

NCSU- D.H. Hill Library

Flexible Space Moveable furniture- with power source Moveable Whiteboards Comfortable seating

Moveable furniture- with power source

Moveable Whiteboards

Comfortable seating

Flexible Space

Reference Collection Shelved along Perimeter Labeling by Subject (bookstore model)

Reference Collection

Shelved along Perimeter

Labeling by Subject (bookstore model)

Service Points STAFFING Subject specialists available for consultations IM Peer Research Advisors (undergraduates) Digital Media Lib Staff/ Student Assistants

STAFFING

Subject specialists available for consultations

IM

Peer Research Advisors (undergraduates)

Digital Media Lib Staff/ Student Assistants

Computing 80 PCs 23 Macs

80 PCs

23 Macs

Computing Borrowing services: laptops, mp3 players, tablets, cameras, camcorders, ipods, GPS Gaming Stations GPS Stations

Borrowing services: laptops, mp3 players, tablets, cameras, camcorders, ipods, GPS

Gaming Stations

GPS Stations

Computing Online and display map of available stations LCD Screen display library related advertising

Online and display map of available stations

LCD Screen display library related advertising

Group Study 2 group study spaces Presentation Practice Option- darken glass Reserve Online

2 group study spaces

Presentation Practice

Option- darken glass

Reserve Online

Link space to learning Flexible and collaborative Enable student work Address needs of student holistically Pervasive technology Key Features of Learning Commons

Link space to learning

Flexible and collaborative

Enable student work

Address needs of student holistically

Pervasive technology

Phase 1- Learning Commons Goals and Objectives 24/7 Merging Library and IT Flexibility Integrate Outdoors Quiet Energy and Excitement Open, Inviting , Comfortable

Goals and Objectives

24/7

Merging Library and IT

Flexibility

Integrate Outdoors

Quiet Energy and Excitement

Open, Inviting , Comfortable

Major Elements Study Space Services Social

Study Space

Services

Social

Where do we go from here? November 2007- Design Review January 2008- Document Review February 2008- Bid May 2008- Construction January/ May 2009 Completion

November 2007- Design Review

January 2008- Document Review

February 2008- Bid

May 2008- Construction

January/ May 2009 Completion

Thank you Any Questions?

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