Fostering a community of scholars at the University of Warwick : the Wolfson Research Exchange
Carroll, Donna L.. (2011) Fostering a community of scholars at the University of Warwick : the Wolfson Research Exchange. New Review of Academic Librarianship, The, Vol.17 (No.1). pp. 78-95. ISSN 1361-4533
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13614533.2011.547820
This paper focuses on the University of Warwick’s Wolfson Research Exchange which opened in October 2008. It describes the varied environment that the facility offers to Warwick’s research community, and explores the service model provided. The new approaches to learning space design and the students’ expectations which informed and influenced the Research Exchange’s creation (as well as its ongoing service development) are also discussed. This case study provides an overview of the Research Exchange’s developments, successes and lessons learnt which could be applicable to other institutions exploring dedicated spaces and support for their research communities.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)|
|Divisions:||Administration > Library|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||University of Warwick. Library. Wolfson Research Exchange, Academic libraries -- Space utilization -- Great Britain, Research -- Great Britain -- Coventry, Graduate students -- Great Britain -- Coventry|
|Journal or Publication Title:||New Review of Academic Librarianship, The|
|Page Range:||pp. 78-95|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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