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Information Literacy and Communities of Practice

Today, I am going to dig into the concept of communities of practices and what that means for libraries within the context of the new framework for information literacy. 480 more words

Information Literacy

Designing Library Spaces

Glorious day: I finally got my hands on a copy of The New Downtown Library: Designing With Communities by
Shannon Mattern (University of Minnesota Press, 2007). 1,280 more words


Design Thinking for Libraries ( A Toolkit for patron-centered design)

This toolkit guides you through Design Thinking so you can start coming up with solutions to everyday challenges within the library. Design thinking, or human-centered design, is all about starting with people — the users that visit your library. 58 more words


Vienna University of Economics and Business Library and Learning Centre

The new Library and Learning Centre rises as a polygonal block from the heart of the new University campus. The interior of the LLC is informed by the external circulation of the masterplan which maps out the different levels of the building. 107 more words

Library Buildings

Kütüphane Açığımız Üzerine Bir Fikir Alıştırması

Mimarlık, içmimarlık, ürün tasarımı ve kentsel planlama alanlarında uluslararası yarışmalar düzenleyen AWR Competitions tarafından, Kopenhag’a çağdaş bir kütüphane yapısı kazandırmak amacıyla açılan København – New Modern Library Competition… 175 more words

Library Buildings

House of Books by Franck Bohbot @franckbohbot #beautifullibraries

This is an ongoing project. The series started in Paris then Roma. I plan to photograph Libraries in Europe, South America, Asia and North America. This is about the places that we have learned and were the books stay for decade.  124 more words


The Halifax Central Library (Canada)

The new Halifax Central Library officially opened its doors to the public on December 13, 2014. At an estimated cost of $57.6 million the building has been touted as the new architectural centrepiece of the city’s downtown core.  167 more words

Library Buildings