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Library Strategic Directions 2018

Active Learning Classroom

Spaces

The Library provides a unique discipline-agnostic environment that supports a wide range of research and learning activities within flexible spaces that adapt to the needs of a user’s scholarship, learning cohort, and technological requirements.

Strategy

Increase awareness about library learning spaces through promotion and outreach

Revitalize the Science & Engineering Library in ways that allow for creative use of its spaces for individual study, academic support services, collaboration, and community building

Maintain assessment program covering library spaces and share results with campus stakeholders

Goals

  • Renovate the third floor of S&E to provide for the needs of an increasingly diverse pool of students
  • Partner to host events utilizing library space resources and technology such as the Graduate Research Symposium and Koret Scholars Research Slam
  • Publish profiles of faculty and students utilizing library environments in innovative ways to promote an expanded view of library space resources
  • Host events on the future of academic libraries focused on information engagement, community building, and technology utilization in library spaces
  • Invite programs that advance STEM education and student success into S&E