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The information commons handbook

The information commons handbook

Author: Donald Robert Beagle; Donald Russell Bailey; Barbara Tierney
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Helps academic, public, and school librarians create spaces that encourage research, discovery, instruction, and learning. This handbook guides librarians through: space planning, budgeting, and  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Robert Beagle; Donald Russell Bailey; Barbara Tierney
ISBN: 1555705626 9781555705626
OCLC Number: 956673962
Description: xxiii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Exploring the physical, virtual, and cultural manifestations of the information commons --
How the information commons evolved from novel concept to remarkable reality --
Information commons, information literacy, and the learning commons --
Strategic planning I : discovering needs through surveys and focus groups --
Strategic planning II : preparing scenario-building techniques and projecting the future commons --
Tactical planning : managing the conversation and drafting the project documentation --
Information commons and the public library : special considerations --
Assessing the success of the information commons --
Working with user communities to transform an information commons into a learning commons --
Respecting intellectual property and creating public policy.
Responsibility: Donald Robert Beagle ; with contributions by Donald Russell Bailey and Barbara Tierney.
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