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Where planning comes together. T​he power of SCUP is its community. We learn from one another, sharing how we’ve achieved success and, maybe more importantly, what we’ve learned from failure. SCUP authors, produces, and curates thousands of resources to help you prepare for the future, overcome challenges, and bring planning together at your college or university.
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Planning for Higher Education Journal

The New FrontierLocked

Libraries With No Limits
From Volume 44 Number 4 | July–September 2016
U-M’s libraries are not just flourishing, they’re futuristic—embracing the latest technologies and trends in design while maintaining their ultimate mission of enabling and empowering discovery.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Library as Learning CommonsLocked

From Volume 46 Number 3 | April–June 2018
Even in the digital age, the library plays a fundamental role in campus life and learning, particularly when it’s updated to meet the needs of 21st-century students and pedagogies.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Priorities For Academic LibrariesLocked

From Volume 11 Number 4 | Summer 1983
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How to Support Successful Institutional Planning

What does it take to succeed at integrated planning in higher education? We surveyed over 94,000 college and university professionals. Here’s what they said makes a difference.
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Integrated Planning Glossary

Words matter. In higher education, each unit often has its own language—acronyms, jargon, and connotations. A glossary can help college and university planning start on the right foot.
Conference Presentations

Making an IMPACT!

Advancing Student-Centered Learning at Purdue University
Published 2014
Discussion will focus on the changing expectations for librarians, especially as instructional partners, the redesigning of library learning spaces to support instructional innovation, and elements necessary for developing a faculty learning community focused on enhancing student-centered learning.
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Succeeding at Planning Survey Report

Results from the 2015 Survey of Higher Education Leaders
Published 2015
SCUP partnered with the Baker Strategy Group in 2015 to conduct a study with more than 2,200 leaders who plan at colleges and universities. Several themes emerged around planning challenges and how to respond, which are explored in this report.
Conference Presentations

Throw Out Your Books

Designing Libraries for Their New Roles
Published 2019
This session will use recent library projects to study the effect of major program shifts on student behavior and discourse.
Conference Presentations

The Informal Learning Environment

What’s It Look Like? (by Elizabeth Mahon)
Published 2019
One of three presentations in a collection of informal learning environment imagery presented in twelve minutes or less by campus design leaders.
Conference Presentations

The Informal Learning Environment

What’s It Look Like? (by Michael Schade)
Published 2019
One of three presentations in a collection of informal learning environment imagery presented in twelve minutes or less by campus design leaders.
Conference Presentations

Designing Libraries for Learning

Published 2019
Conference Presentations

One Campus. Two Institutions. Three Libraries.

Published 2019
Discuss the evolution of three libraries built in three separate centuries on the Bronx Community College of The City University of New York campus.
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