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Scholarship in the sandbox: Academic libraries as laboratories, forums, and archives for student work

Scholarship in the sandbox: Academic libraries as laboratories, forums, and archives for student... JOURNAL OF ACCESS SERVICES 2020, VOL. 17, NO. 3, 117–118 REVIEWS AND REMARKS Scholarship in the sandbox: Academic libraries as laboratories, forums, and archives for student work, edited by Amy S. Jackson, Cindy Pierard, and Suzanne M. Schadl The focus of Scholarship in the Sandbox is on students as creators rather than just con- sumers of research and information. The editors have compiled a diverse collection of projects that capture the possibilities for academic libraries within institutions both large and small to engage more meaningfully with students. The result is a volume of work that incorporates the diverse perspectives of students, faculty, and librarians engaging in the creation and dissemination of scholarship within their aca- demic libraries. In part one, Library as Lab, library-supported projects ranging from makerspaces to research programs are covered in detail. The participants outline their successes and failures. These include personal reflections from the students involved. The emphasis in these chapters is that the library can do a lot to support experiential learning for students in a low-pressure environment. Part two, Library as Forum, outlines even more varied projects including library sing-ins, art installments, and zines. The large scope of these projects ranges from per- http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal Of Access Services Taylor & Francis

Scholarship in the sandbox: Academic libraries as laboratories, forums, and archives for student work

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 17 (3): 2 – Jul 2, 2020

Scholarship in the sandbox: Academic libraries as laboratories, forums, and archives for student work

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 17 (3): 2 – Jul 2, 2020

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JOURNAL OF ACCESS SERVICES 2020, VOL. 17, NO. 3, 117–118 REVIEWS AND REMARKS Scholarship in the sandbox: Academic libraries as laboratories, forums, and archives for student work, edited by Amy S. Jackson, Cindy Pierard, and Suzanne M. Schadl The focus of Scholarship in the Sandbox is on students as creators rather than just con- sumers of research and information. The editors have compiled a diverse collection of projects that capture the possibilities for academic libraries within institutions both large and small to engage more meaningfully with students. The result is a volume of work that incorporates the diverse perspectives of students, faculty, and librarians engaging in the creation and dissemination of scholarship within their aca- demic libraries. In part one, Library as Lab, library-supported projects ranging from makerspaces to research programs are covered in detail. The participants outline their successes and failures. These include personal reflections from the students involved. The emphasis in these chapters is that the library can do a lot to support experiential learning for students in a low-pressure environment. Part two, Library as Forum, outlines even more varied projects including library sing-ins, art installments, and zines. The large scope of these projects ranges from per-

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Taylor & Francis
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© 2020 The Author(s). Published with license by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
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1536-7975
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1536-7967
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10.1080/15367967.2020.1747473
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JOURNAL OF ACCESS SERVICES 2020, VOL. 17, NO. 3, 117–118 REVIEWS AND REMARKS Scholarship in the sandbox: Academic libraries as laboratories, forums, and archives for student work, edited by Amy S. Jackson, Cindy Pierard, and Suzanne M. Schadl The focus of Scholarship in the Sandbox is on students as creators rather than just con- sumers of research and information. The editors have compiled a diverse collection of projects that capture the possibilities for academic libraries within institutions both large and small to engage more meaningfully with students. The result is a volume of work that incorporates the diverse perspectives of students, faculty, and librarians engaging in the creation and dissemination of scholarship within their aca- demic libraries. In part one, Library as Lab, library-supported projects ranging from makerspaces to research programs are covered in detail. The participants outline their successes and failures. These include personal reflections from the students involved. The emphasis in these chapters is that the library can do a lot to support experiential learning for students in a low-pressure environment. Part two, Library as Forum, outlines even more varied projects including library sing-ins, art installments, and zines. The large scope of these projects ranges from per-

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Published: Jul 2, 2020

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