By Charles Forrest, Martin Halbert
A box consultant to the data Commons describes the emergence of the concept that of the data commons in libraries and its fast unfold and adoption, and encompasses a number of contributed articles and descriptive, dependent entries for numerous details commons in libraries.
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8. Bechtel, “Conversation,” 221. Origin and Development of the Information Commons in Academic Libraries 15 9. Scott Carlson, “The Deserted Library,” Chronicle of Higher Education 48 (November 16, 2001): A35–38. 10. Andrew Richard Albanese, “Deserted No More,” Library Journal 128 (April 2003): 34–36; and Frieda Weis, “Being There: The Library as Place,” Journal of the Medical Library Association 92 (January 2004): 6–12. 11. Murr and Williams, “The Roles of the Future Library,” 7–23. 12. Craig Hartman, “The Future of Libraries,” Architecture 84 (October 1995): 43–47.
Diane G. Oblinger and James L. edu/Learning Spaces/6072 (accessed August 18, 2006); Joan K. Lippincott, “Developing Collaborative Relationships: Librarians, Students, and Faculty Creating Learning Communities,” College and Research Libraries News 63 (March 2002): 3; Joan K. Lippincott, “New Library Facilities: Opportunities for Collaboration,” Resource Sharing and Information Networks 17 (2004): 1–2; Joan K. Lippincott, “Net Generation Students and Libraries,” in Educating the Net Generation, ed.
This information commons was developed in existing library space in a very short time frame, as was the information commons in the University of Massachusetts, Amherst library. Like 24 Chapter 2 Arizona, Indiana, and Massachusetts, the Commons at Tennessee was carved out of existing space in the main library. A different model was developed at the University of Georgia, whose Student Learning Center is one of the few new buildings surveyed that has an information commons as a major component. It is a full-service facility that offers reference service, technology assistance, workshops, tutoring, writing center help, classrooms, group and individual workstations, areas for quiet study, a café, and a project and presentation development room.
A Field Guide to the Information Commons by Charles Forrest, Martin Halbert