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Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Library as Learning Commons Locked

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.
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.
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.
Blog

Planning For: Open Educational Resources (OER)

Published January 6, 2020
Example Plans

Supporting Document Locked

Private Doctoral/Research University (UT, United States)
The university library’s five strategy statements expressing how it will serve the campus community.

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Supporting Document Locked

(CA, United States)
Mission, governance, and values statements for the library.

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Example Plans

Library Plan Locked

(CA, United States)
The library’s goals and initiatives, in brief.

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Example Plans

Library Plan Locked

Private Doctoral/Research University (PA, United States)
Strategic plan detailing goals and initiatives of the Library and Technology Services unit.

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Conference Presentations

Adapting to COVID-19 During a Library Building Project

How Kenyon Is (Safely) Maintaining Its Residential Experience
Published 2020
We will explore how Kenyon College is keeping the momentum of its master plan implementation alive while adapting to the COVID-19 era through the lens of an in-construction library project.