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The Library Learning Terrace

Located in the heart of the University’s residence district, the Library Learning Terrace features flexible indoor furnishings providing students the ability to work at individual tables or collaboratively in groups. Librarians and other experts will present at various times at a hub.

Expanding the Learning Terrace concept further, the Libraries is currently exploring the possibility of developing numerous additional hubs throughout the Drexel campus. These smaller stations will serve as additional learning spaces where small groups of students can collaborate and receive assistance from University staff members. The Libraries can also use these hubs to further expand upon the thriving Personal Librarian Program, in which incoming students are each assigned a personal liaison in the Libraries.




Library Learning Terrace News

Typography Designs Installed at Library Learning Terrace

Designs created by Drexel typography students during the fall 2011 term were installed on the Herman Miller Hub at the Library Learning Terrace during the spring term. Four separate designs were installed on a total of six panels in the … Continue reading

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Deans Update: Evaluating Library Spaces

The success of a new building or a renovation can be gauged in many ways – but none better than by the actions and reactions of the users of the space. As the Libraries addresses the strategic direction to build … Continue reading

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Library Learning Terrace featured in ‘Power to the Librarian’ series

Drexel University’s Library Learning Terrace and embedded libraries concept was featured in a series entitled “Power to the Librarian,” compiled by Elsevier’s Library Connect. The “Power to the Librarian” series features case studies highlighting eight innovative advances among libraries worldwide. … Continue reading

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The Learning Terrace & Embedded Libraries

From March 2011


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