On the Road, Playing with Legos®, and Learning about the Library: The Rutgers University Art Library Lego Playing Station, Part Two

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Abstract

In Playing with LEGO®, Learning about the Library, and “Making” Campus Connections: The Rutgers University Art Library Lego Playing Station, Part One, the author discusses the importance of outreach, creativity, and innovation to the future of academic libraries. Low-cost making activities, can encourage creative problem-solving skills and be an innovative way to teach students, faculty, and staff more about academic libraries. In this article, the author will look more closely at the hands-on learning experiences that resulted when academic library faculty and staff were introduced to the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology by means of a mobile makerspace.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)499-525
Number of pages27
JournalJournal of Library Administration
Volume56
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 3 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Administration
  • Library and Information Sciences

Keywords

  • LEGO®
  • academic libraries
  • makerspaces
  • organizational team-building in academic libraries

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