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Tag: Library

Library as Social Network, Version 2.0

Yesterday, I went to the first meeting of the library planning committee. The meeting was informative and inspiring: the new library, or more accurately the Mary Idema Pew Library and Information Commons, is going to be amazing. If you have not seen the video introducing the library, it’s worth taking a look: The SHW Group […]

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More on the Library of the Future

I went to an informative meeting yesterday that was all about the new GVSU library. I am not at liberty to talk specifically about the tentative blueprint for the library, but the conceptual movies I saw looked very, very promising. The building aims to be LEED certified, which is not a surprise given GVSU’s commitment […]

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Seeing the Library as a Social Network

I was recently asked to be part of the planning committee for the new library, set to break ground in 2010-2011. I’m pretty excited about it. Geeked would be a better word, perhaps. In any case, a big chunk of my dissertation speculated on the future of libraries, so it’s fun to be involved in […]

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