The Library is looking to hire a Marygrove graduate research assistant to provide background information for a Library Visioning Project. S/he would…
…complete a literature review on the subject of the “information commons” in higher education today
…create a Blackboard organization of professional articles and websites, with an introduction (literature review) written by the grad assistant and a bibliography
…engage in original research, under the supervision of a librarian, which would involve a visit to at least one local (southeastern MI) college or university which has an information or learning commons facility in place, in order to interview staff and students and take digital pictures
…prepare a PowerPoint presentation which would define the concept, give background/historical information, give examples, trends or forecasts and pros and cons
Interested? Contact Linnea Dudley (Head of Reference, Instruction and Access Services) at 313.927.1349.