Library Learning Commons<br />Kelly Knight<br />Anna Ha<br />Gail Graziani<br />Cathy Gottlieb<br />Cheri Gogo<br />
Library Commons History<br />Older library concepts stressed dignified, quiet places<br />Any discourse was relegated to f...
Reading Rooms/Commonsearly 20th Century<br />
More recent commons<br />
Outside Commons of the 1960’s – 1970’s<br />
Contemporary outside commons<br />
Architecture of Commons<br />Commons have now moved beyond architecture and into virtual architecture<br />Brick and morta...
Guiding Principles of Commons (Brick and Mortar)<br />Open<br />Free<br />Comfortable<br />Inspiring<br />Practical<br />
Guiding Principles of Virtual Commons<br />Open<br />Free<br />Ease of Use/Practical<br />Inspiring<br />
Virtual Commons Trailblazers<br />Center for History and New Media, George Mason University.  Creators of Anthologize<br /...
The Smithsonian Commons<br />
Smithsonian Web & New Media Strategy<br />
Themes<br />Update the Digital Experience<br />Update the Smithsonian Learning Model<br />Balance Autonomy & Control withi...
Goals<br />Mission<br />Brand<br />Learning<br />Audience<br />Interpretation<br />Technology<br />Business Model<br />Gov...
Smithsonian Commons<br />
FINDABLE<br />VAST<br />Search & Navigation<br />Everyone can have access to everything<br />FREE<br />SHAREABLE<br />High...
The prototype<br />Museum Visitor<br />
The prototype<br />Museum Visitor<br />
The prototype<br />Teacher<br />
The prototype<br />Teacher<br />
The prototype<br />Millenial<br />
The prototype<br />Millenial<br />
The prototype<br />Enthusiast/Citizen Scientist<br />
The prototype<br />Enthusiast/Citizen Scientist<br />
Project Flow<br />
Academic Libraries as  Information Commons<br />Common Resources & Information<br />Common Ground for students and faculty...
Information Commons	<br />	What does it offer?<br />One Convenient Location for varied needs<br />Expert Help<br />Access ...
Traits <br />Compatibility between all hardware and software<br />Meeting the needs of all users <br />Convenient central ...
	“Academic libraries are a refuge for those who live in noisy dorms or need a place conducive to study... libraries are na...
Layout	<br />Quiet computing space<br />Quiet “clickless” areas possibly in stacks<br />Loud group computing space with mu...
Information Commons Images<br />Physical Space<br />
Collaboration between departments<br />Information Technology<br />Media production<br />Writing or tutoring help<br />Fac...
Resources<br />Databases<br />E-journals & books<br />Presentation tools<br />Workstations & printers<br />Multimedia equi...
Services<br />New service model<br />Integration of technological and research assistance<br />Student assistants <br />In...
Bonus<br />24/7 hours possible<br />Coffee bar and/or snacks welcome and available<br />Cell phone use in “loud” areas<br ...
Sources<br />Loyola University Chicago. (n.d.) The Information Commons at 	Loyola University Chicago. Retrieved from 	http...
School and Public Library Commons<br />
Online Databases<br />
Interactive Card Catalog<br />http://www.barrington220.org/2116201021111955200/site/default.asp<br />
Social media<br />
Blogs<br />http://mohighlibrary.wordpress.com/<br />
http://library.guhsd.net/<br />
http://nnhs.newton.k12.ma.us/library/<br />
Sharing<br />http://theunquietlibrary.wordpress.com/<br />
http://youmediachicago.org/featured_contents<br />
http://nypl.voicethread.com/?#q.b577940.i3085807<br />
Possibilities for You<br />
Job Description<br />
San Jose State ~ Bepress<br />http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/<br />
University of California ~ BePress<br />http://www.escholarship.org/<br />
Afghanistan Digital Library ~ dSpace<br />http://afghanistandl.nyu.edu/<br />
Detroit Public Library E. Azalia Hackley Collection ~ Greenstone<br />http://www.thehackley.org/about.html<br />
Jewish Women’s Archive ~ Fedora<br />http://jwa.org/<br />
Encyclopedia of Chicago ~ Fedora<br />encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/<br />
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  • Yale University Medical Library,Melk Benedictine Abbey Library
  • Fanueil Library Reading Room
  • (clockwise) Sierra Library Commons, Canberra Library Learning Commons, Library Learning Commons (Dobbs Ferry, NY), York University Scott Library New Commons
  • Unknown on left, U of I Circle Campus Commons on the right
  • (clockwise)University of Cincinnati commons, university commons, Freed Hardman University commons, UMBC commons
  • http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/Commons20LibrarySpacesDesigned/162265
  • Links the Smithsonian Web &amp; New Media Strategy
  • Linked to Prototype
  • Links to SC Project Charter
  • Links the Smithsonian Web &amp; New Media Strategy
  • Library commons

    1. 1. Library Learning Commons<br />Kelly Knight<br />Anna Ha<br />Gail Graziani<br />Cathy Gottlieb<br />Cheri Gogo<br />
    2. 2. Library Commons History<br />Older library concepts stressed dignified, quiet places<br />Any discourse was relegated to far rooms or outside<br />
    3. 3. Reading Rooms/Commonsearly 20th Century<br />
    4. 4. More recent commons<br />
    5. 5. Outside Commons of the 1960’s – 1970’s<br />
    6. 6. Contemporary outside commons<br />
    7. 7. Architecture of Commons<br />Commons have now moved beyond architecture and into virtual architecture<br />Brick and mortar architecture is now designed to facilitate virtual commons<br />
    8. 8. Guiding Principles of Commons (Brick and Mortar)<br />Open<br />Free<br />Comfortable<br />Inspiring<br />Practical<br />
    9. 9. Guiding Principles of Virtual Commons<br />Open<br />Free<br />Ease of Use/Practical<br />Inspiring<br />
    10. 10. Virtual Commons Trailblazers<br />Center for History and New Media, George Mason University. Creators of Anthologize<br />Flickr<br />
    11. 11. The Smithsonian Commons<br />
    12. 12. Smithsonian Web & New Media Strategy<br />
    13. 13. Themes<br />Update the Digital Experience<br />Update the Smithsonian Learning Model<br />Balance Autonomy & Control within the Smithsonian<br />
    14. 14. Goals<br />Mission<br />Brand<br />Learning<br />Audience<br />Interpretation<br />Technology<br />Business Model<br />Governance<br />
    15. 15. Smithsonian Commons<br />
    16. 16. FINDABLE<br />VAST<br />Search & Navigation<br />Everyone can have access to everything<br />FREE<br />SHAREABLE<br />High Quality & Free Resources<br />Collaboration & Learning<br />
    17. 17. The prototype<br />Museum Visitor<br />
    18. 18. The prototype<br />Museum Visitor<br />
    19. 19. The prototype<br />Teacher<br />
    20. 20. The prototype<br />Teacher<br />
    21. 21. The prototype<br />Millenial<br />
    22. 22. The prototype<br />Millenial<br />
    23. 23. The prototype<br />Enthusiast/Citizen Scientist<br />
    24. 24. The prototype<br />Enthusiast/Citizen Scientist<br />
    25. 25. Project Flow<br />
    26. 26. Academic Libraries as Information Commons<br />Common Resources & Information<br />Common Ground for students and faculty<br />
    27. 27. Information Commons <br /> What does it offer?<br />One Convenient Location for varied needs<br />Expert Help<br />Access to Technology<br />Collaborative Learning<br />Information Literacy<br />Knowledge Management<br />
    28. 28. Traits <br />Compatibility between all hardware and software<br />Meeting the needs of all users <br />Convenient central hub for all information needs<br />Access to newest technologies<br />Evolving and changing to meet needs<br />Community space for collaboration<br />Information literacy expertise<br />
    29. 29. “Academic libraries are a refuge for those who live in noisy dorms or need a place conducive to study... libraries are natural gathering places for groups to study and provide social space for students to meet between classes. These features will be more important in the future as remote access to information isolates users and students seek learning and social spaces where they can interact with others.”<br />MacWhinnie, L. (2003). The Information Commons: the academic library of the future. Portal 3, 241-257.<br />
    30. 30. Layout <br />Quiet computing space<br />Quiet “clickless” areas possibly in stacks<br />Loud group computing space with multiple chairs and ample work space for small groups<br />Flexible groupings of furnishings<br />Loud group space without computing<br />
    31. 31. Information Commons Images<br />Physical Space<br />
    32. 32. Collaboration between departments<br />Information Technology<br />Media production<br />Writing or tutoring help<br />Faculty development<br />Librarian services<br />nvudev.com<br />
    33. 33. Resources<br />Databases<br />E-journals & books<br />Presentation tools<br />Workstations & printers<br />Multimedia equipment<br />http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://cit.georgiasouthern.edu/images/studyroom<br />
    34. 34. Services<br />New service model<br />Integration of technological and research assistance<br />Student assistants <br />Integrated assistance for all needs available at one “desk”<br />http://www.allthingscrm.com<br />
    35. 35. Bonus<br />24/7 hours possible<br />Coffee bar and/or snacks welcome and available<br />Cell phone use in “loud” areas<br />Showers<br />Information screens<br />White boards for groups<br />cooplamaisonverte.com<br />
    36. 36. Sources<br />Loyola University Chicago. (n.d.) The Information Commons at Loyola University Chicago. Retrieved from http://libraries.luc.edu/about/ic<br />The University of Sheffield. (2010). Information Commons. Retrieved from http://www.shef.ac.uk/infocommons/visitors/history.ht ml<br />Seal, R. A. (2005). The Information Commons: New Pathways to Digital Resources and Knowledge Management. The Third China/U.S. Library Conference, (pp. 67-76). Shanghai.<br /> <br />
    37. 37. School and Public Library Commons<br />
    38. 38. Online Databases<br />
    39. 39. Interactive Card Catalog<br />http://www.barrington220.org/2116201021111955200/site/default.asp<br />
    40. 40. Social media<br />
    41. 41. Blogs<br />http://mohighlibrary.wordpress.com/<br />
    42. 42. http://library.guhsd.net/<br />
    43. 43. http://nnhs.newton.k12.ma.us/library/<br />
    44. 44. Sharing<br />http://theunquietlibrary.wordpress.com/<br />
    45. 45. http://youmediachicago.org/featured_contents<br />
    46. 46. http://nypl.voicethread.com/?#q.b577940.i3085807<br />
    47. 47. Possibilities for You<br />
    48. 48. Job Description<br />
    49. 49. San Jose State ~ Bepress<br />http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/<br />
    50. 50. University of California ~ BePress<br />http://www.escholarship.org/<br />
    51. 51. Afghanistan Digital Library ~ dSpace<br />http://afghanistandl.nyu.edu/<br />
    52. 52. Detroit Public Library E. Azalia Hackley Collection ~ Greenstone<br />http://www.thehackley.org/about.html<br />
    53. 53. Jewish Women’s Archive ~ Fedora<br />http://jwa.org/<br />
    54. 54. Encyclopedia of Chicago ~ Fedora<br />encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/<br />
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