The Collaborative Commons: Collaboration and Leadership in the Academic Library Learning Commons

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The Collaborative Commons_LJLaFleurx.pdf

Citation

ljlafleur, “The Collaborative Commons: Collaboration and Leadership in the Academic Library Learning Commons,” Scholar@Simmons, accessed September 25, 2020, https://beatleyweb.simmons.edu/scholar/items/show/486.

Title

The Collaborative Commons: Collaboration and Leadership in the Academic Library Learning Commons

Creator

LaFleur, LeRoy

Date

2020

Description

This study focuses on the academic library Learning Commons as an organization and the role of collaboration and leadership among departments providing services in these spaces. The research utilizes a combination of group and individual interviews with librarians and service partners to examine the advantages, challenges, and opportunities of this working arrangement from the perspective of those involved in leading and providing these services. The results of this study include recommendations for deepening collaboration among Learning Commons partners and supporting the work of leadership within the Commons.

Subject

Academic libraries, learning commons, collaboration, leadership

Publisher

Simmons University (Boston, Mass)

Format

1 PDF (156 Pages)

Language

English

Type

Dissertations

PhD Collections

Library and Information Science, PhD​