Presentation on theme: "UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Learning Hubs supported by UCL Library Services Ben Meunier Assistant Librarian (Building Projects) Library Open Forum 12 June 2013."— Presentation transcript:
UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Learning Hubs supported by UCL Library Services Ben Meunier Assistant Librarian (Building Projects) Library Open Forum 12 June 2013
UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Contents What are Hubs about? Case Study: Cruciform Hub Royal Free and Whittington Hubs Bartlett Hub Research Grid Outlook: future developments
UCL LIBRARY SERVICES What are Hubs about? hub, n The central solid part of a wheel from which the spokes radiate, and which rotates on (or with) the axle transf. and fig. That which occupies a position analogous to the hub of a wheel; a central point of revolution, activity, life, interest, etc.
UCL LIBRARY SERVICES What are Hubs about? Establishing a local heart for each Faculty, with distinct identity (UCL Master Plan, 2011) Consistent with Library Services strategic objectives
UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Bartlett Hub A heart for the Faculty of the Built Environment Detailed design to be completed by October 2013 Incorporating: Quiet study and group work spaces Bartlett Library collections (self-service) Computer cluster Faculty admin and Library offices
UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Research Grid Collaboration with Graduate School and Student Union (Postgrad Sabbatical Officer) Space open 24/7, monitored by Library Service Assistants
UCL LIBRARY SERVICES Research Grid feedback Its absolutely brilliant fantastic wonderful We need more…