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  • 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
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    • 1. The Commons Elizabeth Flannery Julie Keaty Allison Mennella Lee Sigman
    • 2. What is the information commons?  
    • 3. A place for collaboration, connectivity, and community  
    • 4. Loyola Information Commons
    • 5. Integrates the social and the academic
      OSU Information Commons
    • 6. Heart of the Campus
      U of I Quad
    • 7. Accommodates patrons lifestyles
      Loyola Cafe
    • 8. 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
    • 9. What are the motives to create an ideal commons?  
    • 10. Physical
      D.H. Hill Library
    • 11. Technological
    • 12. Environmental
      Green Roof
    • 13. Needs of the patrons!!  
    • 14. Planning Process  
    • 15. Before...
      Cudahy Library at Loyola
    • 16. ...After
      Loyola Information Commons
    • 17. Partnerships in the Information Commons
    • 18. Why is partnership essential?
    • 19. Nazareth College Essential component of the computer workstation environment
    • 20. The HUB at William T. Young Library Students/Patrons need both research and technological assistance
    • 21. Offer different perspectives for improving service
    • 22. Other Reasons:     Help resolve problems more quickly Allow for more accurate referrals     Remove barriers between departments with different cultures and values to meet the needs of a combined user audience
    • 23. What Kind of Partnerships are Needed in the Information Commons?
    • 24. Basics:   Reference Librarians   Information Technology Staff   Students/Patrons   Administration/Board Members   Key Community Members   Stakeholders   Support Staff                               Key community members/Dono rs
    • 25. Other Ideas...
    • 26. Sinclair Community College Library Tutoring and Learning Center
    • 27. University of Tennessee Library The Writing Center
    • 28. Sinclair Community College Library Academic Resource Center
    • 29. The HUB at William T. Young Library "GRUB AT THE HUB"
    • 30. University of New Haven Library Library Cafe
    • 31. How do you create these partnerships?
    • 32.   Sinclair Community College Library   Integrated Desk Service at a single desk
    • 33.     The HUB at William T. Young Library Service at two separate, but co-located desks
    • 34.   What are some challenges partnerships face?
    • 35. #culturaldivide Collaboration
    • 36.   The creation of a "CIO" helps combat these problems
    • 37. What is the Role of the "Reference Librarian" in the Information Commons?
    • 38. Monterey Institute of International Studies Text-A-Librarian Service /z/in/photostream/ Manage everything from face to face to digital communication
    • 39.  
    • 40. Sinclair Community College Library Library Instruction Classroom Teachers
    • 41. Hennepin County Library "bookspace" Work easily in online spaces
    • 42. The Librarian In Black Blog Develop a strong online presence
    • 43. Michael Stephens on Twitter @mstephens7!/mstephens7 Be where students are
    • 44. Actual jActual job
    • 45. How Marketing & Outreach How do we find out what our users want out of the information commons?         -Needs Assessments          -Surveys         -Focus Groups         -Feedback and suggestion boxes         -By talking to our patrons!
    • 46. Marketing & Outreach
      • How do we get the word out?
      •     -Paid advertisements
      •     -Word of mouth
      •     -Partnerships with schools and community organizations
    • 47. Feedback & Measuring Success
      • How do we know we are serving our patrons needs?
      •         -Watching how people use the commons
      •         -Suggestion and feedback boxes
      •         -Unsolicited feedback and complaints
      •         -Usage numbers and trends
        Frequent feedback is key!
    • 48. The Ideal  Information Commons  
    • 49. What is a library? A place to learn outside the classroom. Leslie M. Haas, Director, Klarchek Information Commons, Loyola University
    • 50. An Information Commons is…
    • 51. a place for collaboration, connectivity and community University of Dayton in Ohio
    • 52. designed to support continued learning opportunities… University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
    • 53. promote impromptu gatherings …
    • 54. provide individual places for quiet reflection …
    • 55. to provide a focal point on campus… Loyola University’s Information Commons
    • 56. where the elements of meeting, collaboration, and discovery come together…
    • 57. What does the ideal commons  need to have?
    • 58. Flexibility
    • 59. Collaborative work area Connecticut College
    • 60. Technology
    • 61. YOUMedia Center at Harold Washington Library
    • 62. Access to Information and Resources YOUMedia Center at Harold Washington Library
    • 63. Loyola University's Information Commons
    • 64. University of Toledo Information Commons Information Desk
    • 65. Variety of Spaces A conceptual drawing of the Collaboratory area in York’s new learning commons
    • 66. Loyola University’s Information Commons Group Study Room
    • 67. LSU Health Sciences Commons A/V room
    • 68. Learning Commons Santa Clara University
    • 69. Red River College Commons
    • 70. Convenience and Easy Access
    • 71. Loyola University's Information Commons
    • 72. Loyola University's Information Commons
    • 73. Access to Coffee!
    • 74. Loyola University’s Information Commons Cafe