Lab NEXT Opens in University of Calgary’s Taylor Family Digital Library
From U. of Calgary:
Lab 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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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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.