Information commons
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Information commons



Information Commons presentation

Information Commons presentation



Total Views
Views on SlideShare
Embed Views



0 Embeds 0

No embeds



Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
Post Comment
Edit your comment
  • Loyola – carpet is carpet tiles – easy to pull up to add or relocate electrical outlets – heat came through the floor too.   It needs to change as the students' needs change
  • Group Study Rooms – equipped with computers, tables and whiteboards Digital Media Labs - Media checkout Hard drives Camcorders Cameras Laptops
  • Have 30 of them. Got bigger tables to make room for student's stuff. Have white boards and computers. Can reserve rooms online.
  • Want to practice a presentation or share notes with classmates? The Library’s third floor Commons area has flat screen televisions available for use with a laptop. Stop by the library’s circulation desk and check out the cables and instructions needed to get connected, rooms are available on a “first come” basis.
  • Moveable furniture. Where students can create group and individual study areas
  • Tables, lighting and room for stuff

Information commons Information commons Presentation Transcript

  • The Commons Elizabeth Flannery Julie Keaty Allison Mennella Lee Sigman
  • What is the information commons?  
  • A place for collaboration, connectivity, and community  
  • Loyola Information Commons
  • Integrates the social and the academic
    OSU Information Commons
  • Heart of the Campus
    U of I Quad
  • Accommodates patrons lifestyles
    Loyola Cafe
  • And more...
      • Not library centric
      • Emphasizes the inclusion of patrons
      • Connects patrons with information
      • Provides collaborative spaces
      • A common point for information
      • A hub of activity
      • Emphasizes the creation and construction of knowledge
      • Integrates the library with the community
  • What are the motives to create an ideal commons?  
  • Physical
    D.H. Hill Library
  • Technological
  • Environmental
    Green Roof
  • Needs of the patrons!!  
  • Planning Process  
  • Before...
    Cudahy Library at Loyola
  • ...After
    Loyola Information Commons
  • Partnerships in the Information Commons
  • Nazareth College
  • The HUB at William T. Young Library
  • What Kind of Partnerships are Needed in the Information Commons?
  • Sinclair Community College Library Tutoring and Learning Center
  • University of Tennessee Library The Writing Center
  • Sinclair Community College Library Academic Resource Center
  • The HUB at William T. Young Library "GRUB AT THE HUB"
  • University of New Haven Library Library Cafe
  •   Sinclair Community College Library   Integrated Desk
  • #culturaldivide Collaboration
  • What is the Role of the "Reference Librarian" in the Information Commons?
  • Monterey Institute of International Studies Text-A-Librarian Service /z/in/photostream/
  • Sinclair Community College Library Library Instruction Classroom
  • Hennepin County Library "bookspace"
  • The Librarian In Black Blog
  • Michael Stephens on Twitter @mstephens7!/mstephens7
  • What is a library? A place to learn outside the classroom. Leslie M. Haas, Director, Klarchek Information Commons, Loyola University
  • An Information Commons is…
  • a place for collaboration, connectivity and community University of Dayton in Ohio
  • designed to support continued learning opportunities… University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
  • promote impromptu gatherings …
  • provide individual places for quiet reflection …
  • to provide a focal point on campus… Loyola University’s Information Commons
  • where the elements of meeting, collaboration, and discovery come together…
  • What does it need to have?
  • Flexibility
  • Collaborative work area Connecticut College
  • Technology
  • YOUMedia Center at Harold Washington Library
  • Access to Information and Resources YOUMedia Center at Harold Washington Library
  • Loyola University Commons
  • University of Toledo Information Commons Information Desk
  • Variety of Spaces A conceptual drawing of the Collaboratory area in York’s new learning commons
  • Loyola University’s Information Commons Group Study Room
  • LSU Health Sciences Commons A/V room
  • Learning Commons Santa Clara University
  • Red River College Commons
  • Convenience and Easy Access
  • Loyola University Commons
  • Loyola University Commons
  • Access to Coffee!
  • Loyola University’s Information Commons Cafe