Transforming Space in the Curriculum Materials Center
AbstractTransforming space to facilitate and compliment learning has become an integral component in the redesign and renovation of academic libraries. This article offers a framework of discussion based on the redesign and renovation of the existing curriculum materials center at East Carolina University Joyner Library. The curriculum materials center, better known as the Teaching Resources Center (TRC), is housed on the second floor of the four-story academic library. The TRC utilizes more than 17,800 square footage of the academic library. Planning, budgeting, implementation, promotion and assessment are discussed highlighting specific details of value in consideration when redesigning and renovating space in a curriculum materials center.
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