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3 Reasons Why University Libraries Still Matter
02 Sep

3 Reasons Why University Libraries Still Matter

3 Reasons Why University Libraries Still Matter Author: Dr. Christina Counts Universities have had to innovate to meet student expectations and school needs, and university libraries and learning spaces play a central role. Librarians have been at the forefront of a shift in the usage of university libraries, reimagining libraries to accommodate new technologies, expanded...
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4 Reasons Why School Libraries Still Matter
02 Sep

4 Reasons Why School Libraries Still Matter

4 Reasons Why School Libraries Still Matter Author: Dr. Christina Counts From K-12 to higher ed, a shift in school needs and technology has led school libraries to reimagine how they support students and educators in their learning communities. Schools are implementing new learning standards, and many have integrated technology-enabled instruction into their daily curriculum....
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4 Office Furniture Trends in 2021
02 Apr

4 Office Furniture Trends in 2021

4 Office Furniture Trends in 2021 Author: Dr. Christina Counts Each year, new office furniture trends arise, and while the past year has been far from ordinary, 2021 will debut unique furniture trends. This year, office design and furniture trends will be centered around health and safety, as well as easing employees back into working...
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Repurposing Learning Spaces on College Campuses
25 Jan

Repurposing Learning Spaces on College Campuses

Repurposing Learning Spaces on College Campuses Author: Dr. Christina Counts Repurposing Learning Spaces on College Campuses Over the past few decades, American colleges and universities have grown their campuses and facilities exponentially, many constructing brand new, expensive buildings to attract more new students. While many of these state-of-the-art facilities add significant value to student experience...
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Designing Community Planning Spaces for Educators
10 Dec

Designing Community Planning Spaces for Educators

Designing Community Planning Spaces for Educators Author: Dr. Christina Counts Collaboration in schools is essential to create rich and productive learning experiences that are inclusive. Collaborating allows both students and teachers alike to learn from one another and build on each other’s ideas to gain deeper understanding of complex subjects and develop creative concepts. When...
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Dare County School Builds Amazing New Media Center After Hurricane Dorian
04 Dec

Dare County School Builds Amazing New Media Center After Hurricane Dorian

Dare County School Builds Amazing New Media Center After Hurricane DorianWhen Cape Hatteras Secondary School’s library was destroyed by a hurricane, the school turned to MiEN to help it come back even stronger and better. In September 2019, Hurricane Dorian ripped through Dare County, N.C. with a vengeance, leaving behind a trail of destruction that...
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Districtwide Modernization Project Transforms Media Centers into Activity Hubs
28 Sep

Districtwide Modernization Project Transforms Media Centers into Activity Hubs

Districtwide Modernization Project Transforms Media Centers into Activity HubsHere’s how one 10-school district in Michigan worked with MiEN to transform its aging media centers into modern, active learning spaces that all students are excited to be a part of. Like many school districts, Midland Public Schools in Michigan had to come to terms with the...
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Cleaning & Disinfecting to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Learning Spaces
08 Sep

Cleaning & Disinfecting to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Learning Spaces

Cleaning & Disinfecting to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Learning Spaces As students, faculty, and staff return to school this fall and beyond, there is a new emphasis on the importance of cleaning and disinfecting surfaces throughout schools in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. While students and educators will be...
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