The Information Commons: A Platform For Innovation

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Martin Halbert, Dean of University Libraries (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Information Commons have successfully served as platforms for innovations in facilities and service programs within libraries over the past 2 decades. In this article, the author makes a series of points concerning the significance and meaning of the Information Commons as a trend, including the strength of the concept as a bridge between the past and future of libraries, limitations in perceptions concerning Information Commons, and the ways that the trend may play out in the future.

Additional Information

Publication
Journal of Library Administration, Vol. 50, No. 1, January 2010, pp. 67-74.
Language: English
Date: 2010
Keywords
barriers to innovation, cultural capital, Information Commons

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