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Trends in Academic Library Space: From book boxes to learning commons

Silas M. Oliveira
Published Online: 2018-07-26 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/opis-2018-0005


Top management in academic/university libraries must play a more significant role within the academic setting by reorganizing library spaces or building new libraries that will be aligned with the new teaching pedagogies and today’s students’ learning preference styles. The aim of this review is to present and discuss trends related to how librarians are redefining academic libraries’ buildings and spaces in order to be better aligned to current pedagogies and students’ learning styles and needs

Keywords: academic libraries; university libraries; library buildings


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Received: 2017-08-20

Accepted: 2018-05-18

Published Online: 2018-07-26

Citation Information: Open Information Science, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 59–74, ISSN (Online) 2451-1781, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/opis-2018-0005.

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