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Designing Effective Library Learning Spaces in Higher Education

by Enakshi Sengupta, Patrick Blessinger and Milton D. Cox Emerald Publishing Limited
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Hbk 250 pages
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Traditional roles of higher education are giving way to academic partnership, research and open resources. Libraries play a key role to serve as a gateway to information and to promote intellectual discovery among students. This book explores the relevant issues and strategies library science partnerships initiate with stakeholders in the field.

Part 1. Collaborative Learning Space

Chapter 1. Introduction to Designing Effective Library Learning Space in Higher Education: Enakshi Sengupta, Patrick Blessinger and Milton D. Cox

Chapter 2. From 'Dust to to the Dawn of a New Age: Afra Bolefski

Chapter 3. Library Collections at Georgia Tech and the Affordable Learning Georgia Initiative: Alexis Linoski, Sofia Slutskaya and Elizabeth Holdsworth

Chapter 4. Designing Effective Library Learning Spaces - Student2StudentScholar: Christena A. McKillop

Chapter 5. User Experience Applied At University Libraries: Marina Chagas Oliveira and Adriana Maria de Souza
Chapter 6. A Study On Digital Literacy Perceptions when Designing Library Learning for Rural Community Colleges: Nancy Adam-Turner, Dana D. Burnett and Gail K. Dickinson

Chapter 7. Live Online Information Literacy Teaching and Learning: Ute Manecke

Part 2. Effective Design

Chapter 8. Beyond the Classroom: Abigail Moore and Beth Caruso

Chapter 9. Designing Library Space to Support Evolving Campus needs: Daniel J. Harper and Katy B. Mathuews
Chapter 10. Building a Better Space: Katherine Quinnell

'As this fascinating collection reveals, libraries are being transformed into vibrant active and virtual learning spaces. This timely book is inspiring and instructive for all concerned with the role of the contemporary academic library.'
Enakshi Sengupta serves as Associate Director of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association, USA.

Patrick Blessinger is the Chief Research Scientist of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association, USA.

Milton D. Cox is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal on Excellence in College Teaching at the Center for Teaching Excellence, Miami University, USA.