Relaying an idea I heard this morning - an Uber-like app for book deliver on campus. Hire lots of students and... (more)
The idea bank is a public forum for sharing ideas and starting a conversation about the future of libraries. Below you can browse the ideas that have been submitted, but the bank is now closed. View the preliminary report
Create more space by better compacting the book shelves. Keep the same amount of books but make them sliding shelves... (more)
If the Libraries do not have research information the MIT Community wants, the Libraries will borrow it from other... (more)
Create a Center for Obsolete Media with a MacGyver on staff to keep it all working.
Having a rotating collection of 2D and 3D artwork in all the libraries. Developing a relationship with the arts... (more)
An area of the library that is more flexible, including sound buffering to minimize disturbing quiet spaces.
Circulate more unique stuff (a/v supplies, tools/devices, old/novel equipment) students can use for projects. Look... (more)
Have a few spaces available where scholars can interact with with numerous items from the collections, particularly... (more)
make spaces inviting and relaxing for students: replace old furniture, comfortable seating, sleeping pods, blankets... (more)