The article presents information on academic libraries that can create a user-centered learning space for library users with limited resources. It notes that students desire user-centered facilities that encourage learner participation and social engagement. It reveals the findings of an online open-ended survey which investigated the needs of library users. Information is given on some of the ways accomplished at minimum cost including, reuse furniture, reuse more furniture, rearranging furniture, and adding some color to the facility.
Lowe, Louise L. and Cummings, Roylee
"Small Spaces, Small Budget, Big Results: Creating a User-centered Learning Space on a Budget,"
Georgia Library Quarterly:
1, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/vol46/iss1/6