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What Are You Putting Into That Open Area?

If you’ve visited the library lately you may have noticed that the area north of the reference desk is looking pretty bare – or some would say, wide open!  Some people have been asking us what we will be putting there now that all of the dark brown shelves have been removed.  The library is currently developing a plan to redesign the area as a comfortable, open, flexible learning space that will be both inspirational and practical.

UNI students, faculty, and staff, please watch during fall semester for a survey.  We’d like to know what you would like to see in the new learning and research space.  In the meantime, for the coming academic year we will be equipping the space with a different combination of technology and furniture that we hope will lead to comfortable and productive research.

Watch for more information in the coming months! 

Posted Mon, 07/09/2012 - 2:56pm by Jerilyn Marshall

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