Interesting! USC to Install Many Microlibraries Across Campus
From The Daily Trojan:
USC students will have the opportunity on Friday to participate in shaping the appearance of miniature libraries that will soon be placed throughout campus.
Like any library, the microlibraries will be set up with freely available books and other materials completely open to the public. The microlibraries will also serve as an interactive artistic element to USC’s campus, serving a dual purpose of art as well as a public stop for literary resources.
The 10 microlibraries will be separated by the information they provide. They will address questions such as to how the design of a space shape the experience of interacting with information and whether or not a student or any engaged person can determine the truth when given access to information that is censored and mediated.
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.