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Libraries Designed for Learning

The inimitable Gary Price of ResourceShelf points to a resource that I rarely don’t get a question about during my travels – How do we rethink our learning and library spaces in this mutating world?
“Source: JISC
New, Designing Spaces for Effective Learning “The focus is on the way technologies can transform space utilisation, as well as merely being ‘fitted into’ the design. Taking the approach of a walkthrough in an imaginary educational institution, the guide highlights current thinking about the use of learning technologies in key areas and their impact on these physical spaces. Richly illustrated, it also offers architect’s prototype designs and concludes with a checklist of key points to help senior managers embarking on new build and refurbishment projects.” 36 pages; PDF.”
Find it here.
When you read this along with Scott Bennett’s “Libraries Designed for Learning“, you’re making a good start to think these issues through.

Posted on: March 28, 2006, 8:28 am Category: Uncategorized

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