Minnesota: A Look at the Metropolitan State University – St. Paul Public Joint-Use Library
An article about the library appears in The Metropilitan, the student newspaper at Metropolitan State University.
From the Article:
These types of libraries [joint-use] are quite rare, and Metro State’s is the only combined public and college academic library in Minnesota. The Dean of Library and Information Services, Chris Schafer, explains the benefits the community and student life can gain from a type of library like ours, “I think it’s important that students attending an urban institution gain insight of the diversity of people in that environment… to take advantage of the unique resources of both library types.” Schafer said.
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Learn More About the Facility (via Metropolitan St. University)
See Also: New Joint-Use Library for St. Paul PL & Metropolitan State U. (via Library Journal; October 20, 2004)
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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.