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Innovative Spaces In ARL Libraries: Results of a 2008 Study: Subtopic: Digital Centers

The Innovative Spaces survey produced 98 instances of special or noteworthy projects being supported in ARL libraries.

pdf spaces-digitalcenters-jun09.pdf

 
 

Innovative Spaces In ARL Libraries: Results of a 2008 Study: Subtopic: Faculty Development

The Innovative Spaces survey produced 98 instances of special or noteworthy projects being supported in ARL libraries.

pdf spaces-development-jun09.pdf

 
 

Innovative Spaces In ARL Libraries: Results of a 2008 Study: Subtopic: Collaboration

The Innovative Spaces survey produced 98 instances of special or noteworthy projects being supported in ARL libraries.

pdf spaces-collaboration-jun09.pdf

 
   

Innovative Spaces In ARL Libraries: Results of a 2008 Study: Subtopic: Cafe / Refreshment

The Innovative Spaces survey produced 98 instances of special or noteworthy projects being supported in ARL libraries.

pdf spaces-cafe-jun09.pdf

 
   

Research Library Issues, no. 264 (June 2009)

RLI issue 264 includes the following articles:

  • ARL Encourages Members to Refrain from Signing Nondisclosure or Confidentiality Clauses
  • The Case for Regulating Google and the Proposed Book Rights Registry
  • Learning and Research Spaces in ARL Libraries: Snapshots of Installations and Experiments
  • A Different Kind of Conversation: The Sparky Awards and Fresh Views on Change in Scholarly Communication
  • ARL Selects Research Library Leadership Fellows for 2009 10
 
   

Membership Meeting 2009 (Spring): Collaborative Management of Shared Print Collections

Presented at the 154th ARL Membership Meeting, "Transformational Times," May 2009, in the "New Levels of Cooperation and Innovation" program.

mp3 mm09sp-col-michalko2.mp3

 
 

Membership Meeting 2009 (Spring): Collaborative Management of Shared Print Collections

Presented at the 154th ARL Membership Meeting, "Transformational Times," May 2009, in the "New Levels of Cooperation and Innovation" program.

mp3 mm09sp-col-michalko.mp3

 
 

SPEC Kit 308: Graduate Student and Faculty Spaces and Services (November 2008)

SPEC Kit 308 explores the variety of resources and services being delivered to or envisioned for graduate students and faculty. It includes documentation from respondents in the form of descriptions of services, descriptions of spaces, examples of marketing and outreach efforts, and partnership agreements.

This publication is available for purchase in both online and print versions. Download the spec-kit-purchase-options-2013.pdf  for complete pricing and purchase options information.

Link to the online SPEC Kit 308 on the ARL Digital Publications website.

 
 

ARL Learning Space Pre-Programming Tool Kit

Information commons and learning commons have become virtual "must haves" for libraries seeking to refresh and deepen their engagements with undergraduate learners. This toolkit describes planning processes and assessment techniques for designing learning commons.

pdf planning-a-learning-space-tool-kit.pdf

 
 

Fall Forum 2007: Enhancing Graduate Education Through Space and Community

Proceedings of the 2007 ARL/CNI Fall Forum, "Enhancing Graduate Education: A Fresh Look at Library Engagement."

pps ff07-mandel-covert-vail.pps

 
 

SPEC Kit 295: Remote Shelving Services (October 2006)

SPEC Kit 295 focuses on user services and how they have changed since the last survey in 1998 that was published in SPEC Kit 242 Library Storage Facilities, Management, and Services (May 1999). It includes documentation from respondents in the form of facility descriptions, service policies, service request forms, and operating policies.

This publication is available for purchase in both online and print versions. Download the spec-kit-purchase-options-2013.pdf  for complete pricing and purchase options information.

Link to the online SPEC Kit 295 on the ARL Digital Publications website.

 
 

SPEC Kit 285: Library Services in Non-Library Spaces (November 2004)

A scanned version of SPEC Kit 285 is available full view through HathiTrust. pdf View the document here »

A print copy is available for $45.00 ($35.00 ARL members) plus shipping and handling.

 
         
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