Congratulations to Network members, Mabee Learning Commons of the MidAmerica Nazarene University and Eccles Health Sciences Library of the University of Utah! Each of these libraries is a recipient of one of the NNLM MCR Technology Improvement Awards.
Bruce Flanders, Coordinator of the Mabee Learning Commons and Director of the Mabee Library, is leading an collaboration to “empower students to make more informed and healthy lifestyle choices and have a stronger sense of identity within the university community.” They are using students as well as instructors to develop content for a flat screen display.
Tallie Casucci, Innovation Librarian, will establish a virtual reality space within the Eccles Library to “experiment with VR, discover its capabilities, use VR patient and student education modules, and learn to develop VR” products.
It’s not too early to think about applying for a 2018 Technology Improvement Award. See our web site for information. /ch