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  1. 1. Transforming the Academic LibraryIntegrated Services to Create a Learning Hub On Campus Rick AmRhein, CIO & COS 1
  2. 2. What’s wrong with the traditional library?• So inviting?• So conducive to study?• Stimulates discussion?• Awakens intellectual curiosity? 2
  3. 3. What’s changed?• Libraries used to onlymanage print materials• As other formats weredeveloped, equipment wasneeded for use• With the Internet, contentavailable from anywhere• With mobile devices, userscan be anywhere 3
  4. 4. What Are the Objectives?  Learning environment to nourish both the intellect and the spirit  Library as academic focal point of University  “One Stop Shop” for content and delivery of assistance  Services radiating to University community without physical boundaries 5
  5. 5. What Is Important?• Inviting physical spaces as focal point• Relaxed culture• Expression of institutional mission• Seamless services without artificial barriers 6
  6. 6. What Services?• Content Delivery• Resource Instruction – Finding – Evaluating – Using• Writing Center• Academic Success Center• IT Help Desk• Instructional Design• Faculty Development• Campus Transportation 7
  7. 7. What About Space?Personal learning environment in which scholars (both students and faculty) can:• Feel at home, comfortable, and energized• Find spaces suited to their needs• Have full and convenient access to resources• Use the entire spectrum of media• Interact freely• Easily get help with questions, problems 8
  8. 8. Scholars want spacessuited to their needs 9
  9. 9. Sometimes they don’t need much 10
  10. 10. Scholars use the entire spectrum of media 11
  11. 11. Scholars need to easily get help withquestions, problems 12
  12. 12. You need multipurpose spaces 13
  13. 13. AllowFood and Drink 14
  14. 14. Spaces where scholars can work together 15
  15. 15. Give them the tools they need 16
  16. 16. Be flexible - Think outside of the box 17
  17. 17. Some want spaces to spread out 18
  18. 18. Group study rooms aren’t always used by groups 19
  19. 19. Groups don’t always want a room 20
  20. 20. Lots of technology 21
  21. 21. Comfortable furniture is in 22
  22. 22. Study carrels are out 23
  23. 23. Quick stops for those in a hurry 24
  24. 24. Include cultural opportunities 25
  25. 25. Lessons from Barnes & Noble 26
  26. 26. Make the library a focal point for learning, success in their classes, and discovery 27
  27. 27. Rick AmRheinChief Information Officer &Chief of Staff, Office of the President rick.amrhein@valpo.edu 28

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