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  1. Increasing student satisfaction: Student innovation at Carnegie Mellon University

    Most academic libraries care about student satisfaction and consult a student advisory group to help achieve it. Here at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), student satisfaction has increased from 66 percent in 1997 to 92 percent in 2009. The thesis of this ...

    admin - 07/15/2011 - 15:12 - Libraries Transform

  2. Shopping carts and student employees: How student committees can bring innovative ideas to academic libraries

    In 1999, ABC’s Nightline asked IDEO, a well-known innovation and design consultancy, to redesign the shopping cart in five days. While the challenge of re-imagining a cultural icon “inexplicably stuck in a sort of an innovation limbo”1 drew enough interes ...

    admin - 07/15/2011 - 15:08 - Libraries Transform

  3. The Digital Revolution and the Transformation of Libraries

    by Keith Michael Fiels   Wed, 05/25/2011- 08:01 Two major topics dominated discussions during the ALA Executive Board Spring Meeting April 22–24 at the Association’s Chicago headquarters. ALA’s new  2015 strategic plan  now includes a Transforming Librari ...

    admin - 07/15/2011 - 15:04 - Libraries Transform

  4. Transforming Libraries: Meeting the needs of members and their institutions

    By Roberta Stevens    Mon, 03/21/2011- 08:00 A key goal of the 2011–2015 ALA strategic plan is to provide leadership in the transformation of libraries and library services for today’s dynamic and increasingly global digital information environment. Virtu ...

    admin - 07/15/2011 - 15:05 - Libraries Transform