Volume 9, Number 10
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Focus on Revitalizing the Community College Library
Log in this month to enjoy the new look of iStream
and take advantage of new webinars and elearning opportunities. For information about how your college can access the
wealth of resources in iStream, visit www.league.org/istream
or contact Wendy Neil firstname.lastname@example.org or
480-705-8200, ext 234).
Project Highlights: For over two years, the “Library of the Future” at Sinclair Community College has provided an
effective model of what’s in store for the library as we know it. Get details
on the transformation and the new learning options, extra service, and
increased interest it created.
Thoughtful Topics: Join this discussion of the
importance of learning spaces in creating a more collaborative,
learner-friendly experience. Hear about one community college’s transition from
classrooms to adaptable learning spaces and the interesting new gadgets that
made it possible.
Supporting Partner Herman Miller’s ideas for redesigning and modernizing
libraries proved wildly successful and led to an interactive, student-tailored
experience. Find out how new furniture, new spaces, and new thinking increased
library traffic for two higher education institutions.
see iStream’s latest addition of professional development resources and training services.
Subscribers are eligible for free seating in online webinars thanks to a
partnership with Innovative Educators.
Webinars, Dangerous Discussions, and Flashlight: This month’sTLT workshop, Information Literacy Across the Curriculum, offers
first-hand accounts of integrating IL competencies into a general education or
major curriculum. Look for it Oct 7, 14, and 21 at 1 p.m. EST. Free seating is
new elearning content provides open educational resources
and discounted license agreements for specialty workforce development programs
targeting high-demand industries and careers. This month, learn all about
parenting from Anne Arundel Community College and
enjoy courses on environmental science, physics, history, and government from Monterey Institute for
Technology and Education.
Ten Questions: Jim Rettig, university
librarian and ALA
president, discusses exciting developments in library services and the
increasing need for a larger, more diverse pool of librarians. Learn about a
library-specific blog that sheds light on current issues, as information access
moves beyond the stacks.
Log in to iStream for new content, new
updates, and new ideas. (http://istream.league.org)