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Librarians love Loyola’s Information Commons

Posted by loyolastudentdispatch on August 4, 2010

Loyola University Chicago’s Richard J. Klarchek Information Commons is getting kudos from the American Library Association  for being both cutting edge in providing information technology, but also for being environmentally friendly.

Here’s a portion from a Web posting on American Libraries, the magazine of the American Library Association:

“Conventional wisdom would tell you building an all-glass library on the shore of Chicago’s Lake Michigan is probably not a good idea if your plans call for a high-performance building that is supposed to reduce energy usage. But that is exactly what Loyola University Chicago did with its four-story Richard J. Klarchek Information Commons, an all-digital research library that now is attracting worldwide attention and accolades for its energy-savings realization.

To read the full posting, click here: Information Commons

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