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The Past, Present, and Possibilities of Commons in the Academic Library
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The Past, Present, and Possibilities of Commons in the Academic Library

Author: Heidi Steiner; Robert Holley
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Edition/Format: Article Article : EN
Publication:The Reference Librarian, 50, no. 4 (2009): 309-332
Database:ArticleFirst
Other Databases: Elsevier
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Document Type: Article
All Authors / Contributors: Heidi Steiner; Robert Holley
ISSN:0276-3877
Language Note: EN
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A must read for academic librarians

by DenverJeffrey (WorldCat user published 2009-11-28) Excellent Permalink

If you're only going to read one article about learning / information commons in academic libraries, this is the one to read. It gives a comprehensive background on the topic, including a history, and places library learning commons in the context of current thinking in academic library management....
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