IMLS National Leadership Grant – Student / Library Collaborative
In our digital era of abundant access to information there exists the risk that the traditional top-down paradigm of library service development results in services that may go unused by library patrons. As a demonstration for co-creating new library services with students, we will embark upon a bottom-up collaborative design approach, with a primary focus on authentic student needs in the development of transformative mobile applications.
The Student/Library Collaborative: Senior Undergraduate Computer Science Course Projects at the University of Illinois Library (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015-04)With funding from an Institute of Museum and Library Services demonstration grant, librarians of the Undergraduate Library at the University of Illinois partnered with senior computer science project courses in order to ...
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(2013-02-21)The UIUC libraries hold an immense amount of resources and information. The proposed I+Library application will take advantage of this by allowing users to easily browse through the catalog databases, see upcoming events ...
(2013-02-21)This presentation proposes "My.Illinois", a mobile application to efficiently interact with libraries on the UIUC campus. The application is customizable to provide a user-friendly application to meet individual student needs.
(2013-02-21)iStudy is a study optimization tool designed for students working alone or in groups. It allows users to find the optimal environment to be productive at library facilities.
(2013-02-21)StudyBuddy will make it easier for students to form study groups, use library resources, connect with each other, and encourage good study habits.