從研究人員的日常生活,構想學術圖書館的未來

2016/03/08     來源:Ithaka S+R閱讀原文

A Day in the Life of a (Serious) Researcher
Reflections on Cornell University Library’s “Day in the Life” Project
 
In 2014, Kornelia Tancheva and I met to discuss a question of great interest to Cornell University Library: how would you design a research library to respond to the preferences and needs of today’s researchers? That is, if you could create a mental space in which you learned from the past without being encumbered by an uncritical acceptance of the status quo, what kind of library might you design for the future?
 
Our conversation occurred shortly after I completed a project with a group of medical libraries in Illinois in which we used a mapping and logging method, originally developed at the University of Rochester, to understand the information-related practices of third-year medical students.[1] That study had led to new insights into how these students work and live and specifically to new ideas about how the participating libraries could provide better resources and services to students in clinical rotations....more

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