Building a Library of 21 st  Century Nooruddin Merchant,  [email_address] Habib University Campus Library (HUCL)  a vibran...
<ul><li>No Silence please boards / signage </li></ul><ul><li>IS departments reporting to Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Libra...
About Habib University of Science, Technology and Society <ul><li>Initiated with a city campus situated in Gulistan-e-Jauh...
Space Plan Development Process <ul><li>Challenges faced by pakistan (present and future) and university graduates </li></u...
<ul><li>Teacher-oriented with focus on information delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Factual, knowledge-based learning </li></ul>...
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infuse learning experiences that are  social,  digital, connected, experiential and immediate
<ul><li>“ Learning is a remarkably social process. In truth, it occurs not as a response to teaching, but rather as a resu...
<ul><li>We should stop seeing libraries as places of function - storing this, lending that, checking the other, and more a...
 
HU Campus Library Space:   A customer centered library <ul><li>Flexible, welcoming and familiar  </li></ul><ul><li>Promote...
Formulating connected Vision for Library <ul><li>“ Promoting and facilitating the culture of critical inquiry, research, s...
Campus Library Goals   a learning space to support innovation, creativity, discovery and Information / Knowledge creation ...
Learning  / Information Commons Information commons   for promoting collaboration and providing one stop solution for elec...
Discussion Rooms / Zones
Program Features <ul><li>Diverse range of collections   including digital / electronic databases, manuscripts and rare col...
Conclusion <ul><li>Our library will be a space where  learning is celebrated ,  intellectual quest and research is appreci...
References and Bibliography <ul><li>Beagle, D. (1999). &quot;Conceptualizing an information commons.&quot;  The Journal of...
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  • Introduction I am humbled to be here, this is for the first time in my life that i have been provided this opportunity. I am not a librarian by profession, but by passion. My colleagues call me 50 % librarian. I will try to present the rationale, need and basis which
  • Learning in 20th Century a slide containing how learning was seen and practiced in 20th Century
  • Learning in 21st Century Micheal Welsh Video or a slide with 21st Century Learning
  • Designing a space for 21st Century Learning - Key considerations from the paper Judith Harwdgen Quote from buildingfutures.org about library How many of you have silence please boards in the library? How many of you have a vision / mission statement of library?
  • Building 21st century library by Nooruddin

    1. 1. Building a Library of 21 st Century Nooruddin Merchant, [email_address] Habib University Campus Library (HUCL) a vibrant social learning space for promoting active learning, research, knowledge creation and collaboration
    2. 2. <ul><li>No Silence please boards / signage </li></ul><ul><li>IS departments reporting to Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Librarians going to user </li></ul>
    3. 3. About Habib University of Science, Technology and Society <ul><li>Initiated with a city campus situated in Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Karachi </li></ul><ul><li>6 acre land </li></ul><ul><li>BS in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Development Studies, MS in Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>First intake in spring 2013 </li></ul><ul><li>Envisioned and Funded by Habib University Foundation (H.U.F.) a philanthropic arm of House of Habib, a leading business and financial conglomerate </li></ul>
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    5. 5. Space Plan Development Process <ul><li>Challenges faced by pakistan (present and future) and university graduates </li></ul><ul><li>A team was setup having </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A librarian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Associate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University Planning Associate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Extensive research on contemporary and modern library trends </li></ul><ul><li>Acquired feedback from local and international librarians on first draft </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledgement that we are designing in the age of uncertainty </li></ul>
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    7. 7. <ul><li>Teacher-oriented with focus on information delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Factual, knowledge-based learning </li></ul><ul><li>Isolated, artificial content </li></ul><ul><li>Single media </li></ul><ul><li>Passive learning </li></ul>
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    10. 10. infuse learning experiences that are social, digital, connected, experiential and immediate
    11. 11. <ul><li>“ Learning is a remarkably social process. In truth, it occurs not as a response to teaching, but rather as a result of a social framework that fosters learning.” </li></ul><ul><li>John Seely Brown, visiting scholar and advisor to the Provost at University of Southern California (USC), Co-Chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge </li></ul><ul><li>“ Learning spaces in the 21 st century should foster discovery, innovation and scholarship, not simply contain them”. </li></ul><ul><li>Malcolm Brown and Phillip Long (2006) </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>We should stop seeing libraries as places of function - storing this, lending that, checking the other, and more as places of free and shared exploration and learning via all media, a democratic space wherein to free your mind. </li></ul><ul><li>John Dolan, Head of Birmingham Library Services </li></ul>
    13. 14. HU Campus Library Space: A customer centered library <ul><li>Flexible, welcoming and familiar </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes Do it Yourself (DIY) </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulates and motivate students and educators to work collaboratively </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes and embraces diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Furniture and design is ergonomic </li></ul><ul><li>A place for campus community to celebrate a sense of community across disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated with the core curricula </li></ul><ul><li>Attracts people and spark a love for learning. </li></ul>
    14. 15. Formulating connected Vision for Library <ul><li>“ Promoting and facilitating the culture of critical inquiry, research, scholarship and self directed lifelong learning” </li></ul>
    15. 16. Campus Library Goals a learning space to support innovation, creativity, discovery and Information / Knowledge creation <ul><li>Provide services with Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>Provide state of the art, diverse and up-to-date Information Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Promote Lifelong Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Create secure, welcoming and well designed spaces to accommodate variety of learning styles and technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Engage with a wider community and sustain Strategic and Intellectual Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Establish Effective Management Information Systems for quality service delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Recruit Enthusiastic Library Staff </li></ul>
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    18. 19. Learning / Information Commons Information commons for promoting collaboration and providing one stop solution for electronic and print resources, tools and assistance.
    19. 20. Discussion Rooms / Zones
    20. 21. Program Features <ul><li>Diverse range of collections including digital / electronic databases, manuscripts and rare collections, course books, hard resources </li></ul><ul><li>Services and support areas to facilitate memberships for book lending services, interlibrary loan services, information technology skills support, Research and writing support </li></ul><ul><li>Automated Circulation </li></ul><ul><li>Reprography Zone to provide photocopying, binding and scanning facilitates </li></ul><ul><li>Fumigation Zone for protecting hard resources </li></ul><ul><li>Books Bazar to promote love for reading through sales and purchase of books </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisition and Technical processing Zone for purchasing diverse information resources, their classification, physical preparation and automation </li></ul><ul><li>Academic and Administrative Spaces for establishing and managing key academic and administrative processes and programs </li></ul><ul><li>Auditorium for hosting theatres, student presentations and seminars, inviting key researchers and renowned personalities for delivering seminar, book talks by authors etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Cafe </li></ul>
    21. 22. Conclusion <ul><li>Our library will be a space where learning is celebrated , intellectual quest and research is appreciated , collaborative learning takes place, information is used and applied knowledge is created. </li></ul>
    22. 23. References and Bibliography <ul><li>Beagle, D. (1999). &quot;Conceptualizing an information commons.&quot; The Journal of Academic Librarianship 25(2): 82-89. </li></ul><ul><li>Bennett, S. (2007). &quot;Designing for Uncertainty: Three Approaches.&quot; The Journal of Academic Librarianship 33 (2): 165-179. </li></ul><ul><li>Bennett, S. (2009). &quot;Libraries and Learning: a History of paradigm change.&quot; portal: Libraries and the Academy 9 (2): 185. </li></ul><ul><li>Brown, M. and P. Long (2006). &quot;Trends in learning space design.&quot; Learning Spaces : 9.1-9.11. </li></ul><ul><li>Caine, R. (2005). 12 brain/mind learning principles in action: the fieldbook for making connections, teaching, and the human brain , Corwin Pr. </li></ul><ul><li>Emanuel, J., & Adams, A. L. (2007, November 10). Rebranding the Librarian Profession: A project of ALA Emerging Leaders program. Hawai. </li></ul><ul><li>Freeman, G., S. Bennett, et al. (2005). Library as place: Rethinking roles, rethinking space , Council on Library and Information Resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Gee, L. (2006). &quot;Human-centered design guidelines.&quot; Learning Spaces : 10.1-10.13. </li></ul><ul><li>Heerwagen, J. and O. Cincinnati (1998). Design, Productivity and Well-Being: What are the Links . </li></ul><ul><li>Lippincott, J. (2006). &quot;Linking the information commons to learning.&quot; Learning Spaces: 7.2-7.18. </li></ul><ul><li>Lorenzo, G. and C. Dziuban (2006). &quot;Ensuring the net generation is net savvy.&quot; Eli Paper 2 . </li></ul><ul><li>Oblinger, D., Ed. (2006). Learning spaces , An Educause e-Book, Boulder, CO. </li></ul><ul><li>Tapscott, D. (2009). Grown up Digital How the Net generation is changing our world , McGraw-Hill. </li></ul><ul><li>Van Harmelen, M. (2006). Personal learning environments , Citeseer. </li></ul><ul><li>Woodward, J. Creating the customer-driven library , American Library Association. </li></ul>

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