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Learning space attributes: reflections on academic library design and its use

Heather V. Cunningham, Susanne Tabur

Abstract


Even though students are not using the print collection, they still choose to go to the library for academic pursuits. The continuing preferences of students for library space can be examined in the light of a hierarchy of needs made up of layers of access and linkages, of uses and activities, of sociability, and of comfort and image. A space which combines attributes from all four levels is an ideal learning space.

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ISSN: 21586195

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