Library as Learning Commons

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Library as Learning Commons

Harland, Pamela. The Learning Commons: Seven Simple Steps to Transforming Your Library ISBN: 1598845179 (Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, 2011).


Harland, Pamela. Toward a Learning Commons School Library Monthly. September-October, 2011.

Loertscher, David V., Carol Koechlin, and Esther Rosenfeld. 2012 The Virtual Learning Commons: Building a Participatory School Learning Community. Salt Lake City. UT: Learning Commons. Features and examples of virtual learning commons are offered.


Mihailidis, Paul. Media Literacy and Learning Commons in the Digital Age: Toward a Knowledge Model for Successful Integration into the 21st Century School Library Young Adult Library Services Association. The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults. 2012. Professor Mihailidis offers information on the library as learning commons, as embodied in the Chelmsford High School Library. The process for this transformation is explored.


The School Learning Commons Knowledge Building Center This wiki is a companion to the book of the same title created by David Loertscher and Carol Koechlin.

Virtual Learning Commons Template Site developed by David Loertscher and Carol Koechlin for librarians to modify and use as a virtual learning commons.