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Transforming library service through information commons : case studies for the digital age

Author: D Russell Bailey; Barbara Tierney
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2008.
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"The information commons (IC) strives to unite both electronic and traditional library resources to provide one-stop service for students at all levels. This guide provides information that will be valuable for institutions considering the development of an information commons. Readers will learn the historical context for information commons and understand what practicalities need to be part of the planning  Read more...
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Bailey, D. Russell.
Transforming library service through information commons.
Chicago : American Library Association, 2008
(OCoLC)664502496
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D Russell Bailey; Barbara Tierney
ISBN: 9780838909584 0838909582
OCLC Number: 174112635
Description: xi, 155 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Definitions : information commons and learning commons --
History and evolution of the information commons concept --
Planning --
Implementation --
Assessment --
Information commons case studies : large academic libraries --
Information commons case studies : small academic libraries --
Lessons learned.
Responsibility: D. Russell Bailey and Barbara Gunter Tierney.
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