Sending Out an SOS: Being Mindful of Students’ Need for Quiet Study Spaces

The Future of Library Space

ISBN: 978-1-78635-270-5, eISBN: 978-1-78635-269-9

ISSN: 0732-0671

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Abstract

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This chapter provides a look at user-centered design as applied to the fundamental needs of library patrons. It reminds library professionals to stay focused on user needs regardless of entrenched tradition. It also provides insight into student behaviors and the nature of library as place.

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Goodnight, C. and Jeitner, E. (2016), "Sending Out an SOS: Being Mindful of Students’ Need for Quiet Study Spaces", The Future of Library Space (Advances in Library Administration and Organization, Vol. 36), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 217-234. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0732-067120160000036010

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