At their April 19th meeting, U-M’s Board of Regents approved a project to renovate the Taubman Health Sciences Library building and to appoint an architect to design the reconfigured space. The new vision for the building is an exciting one. The building will become a comprehensive interactive learning environment, fostering inter-professional education, student/faculty interaction, and enhanced integration of the library into the life of the health sciences community.
This is the first in a series of posts exploring the changing landscape of the Taubman Health Sciences Library. For some time it has been evident that the preferred format for health sciences information is digital. The pace of the transition to electronic resources in medical literature has outstripped the broader library move to digital formats. This is in part due to the nature of the material—journals and periodicals with timely content are ideally suited to rapid electronic...
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