Library News - Sociology

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Campus Calgary Digital Library (CCDL)

"Supporting the quest for knowledge, understanding, creativity and innovation."

The Campus Calgary Digital Library held its groundbreaking ceremony on March 31st, 2006. The CCDL vision;
  • Create spaces where people can get together to exchange ideas, a place for both intellectual and social interactions;
  • Create new and varied methods for supporting learning whether collaborative or individual research;
  • Improve information and learning resources for all students and researchers regardless of location in post-secondary learning;
  • Invest in the future of our citizens, our province and our economy through the provision of a facility for the production and dissemination of information;
  • Create a digital gathering place for learners and researchers to obtain the wealth of knowledge that is available to share;
  • Create new seminar, exhibition and student space;
  • Build opportunities to connect people with life-long learning;
  • Be a focal point for the digitization of information required in blended learning and inquiry-based learning;
  • Unite learners with information and expert help; and
  • Bring togther the services of Information Resources (University Library, Special Collections, Archives, Nickle Arts Museum), Information Technologies, Teaching and Learning Centre (formerly Learning Commons) and Student and Academic Services into one location.
Check out the CCDL website for more about timelines, progress and related information.


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