May 17, 2022

Lab NEXT Opens in University of Calgary’s Taylor Family Digital Library

From U. of Calgary:

2017-11-08_22-56-51Lab NEXT offers collaborative workspaces, makerspace technologies and a range of other services such as visualization, digitization and sharing scholarship through the university’s digital repository, PRISM.

“As research becomes increasingly interdisciplinary, academic libraries must continually evolve by reimagining spaces and implementing new technologies,” explains Tom Hickerson, vice-provost (libraries and cultural resources). “Lab NEXT will play a significant role in an overarching effort to develop a new model for the role of libraries in today’s research enterprise.”

Lab NEXT brings together new and existing library services and technologies:

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