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By Charles Forrest, Martin Halbert

ISBN-10: 0810861003

ISBN-13: 9780810861008

A box advisor to the knowledge Commons describes the emergence of the idea that of the data commons in libraries and its quick unfold and adoption, and incorporates a number of contributed articles and descriptive, dependent entries for numerous info commons in libraries.

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Martin Halbert, “Lessons from the Information Commons Frontier,” The Journal of Academic Librarianship 25 (March 1999): 90–91. In the same issue of The Journal of Academic Librarianship, Philip Tramdack cautioned of potential conflict between the design of the information commons and users’ expectations for library spaces: “Traditional library users may be sympathetic in acknowledging a complex function addressed by the idea of the IC. ” Philip Tramdack, “Reaction to Beagle,” The Journal of Academic Librarianship 25 (March 1999): 93.

11. Murr and Williams, “The Roles of the Future Library,” 7–23. 12. Craig Hartman, “The Future of Libraries,” Architecture 84 (October 1995): 43–47. 13. Nancy Kranich, The Information Commons: A Public Policy Report (New York: Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, 2004). Kranich cites the following articles as examples of environmental discussions of the commons: H. 2 (April 1954): 124–42; Garrett Hardin, “The Tragedy of the Commons,” Science 162 (December 1968): 1243–48; and Anthony D.

For ex- Information Commons: Surveying the Landscape 21 ample, students use course websites and course management systems, access electronic reserves, search for information via the web or library catalogs and databases, employ software (such as spreadsheet programs or GIS [geographic information systems]) that is relevant to their major disciplines, embed visuals and audio in their papers, and create presentations, websites, and short videos as class projects. Much of student learning occurs outside the classroom, and libraries have traditionally been a venue where students (and faculty) could broaden their learning outside of the classroom’s confines.

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