The Management & Economics Library at Purdue University began a major physical and conceptual renovation four years ago. The conceptual renovation involves a rethinking of library faculty and staff roles and responsibilities based on the library's and university's strategic directives. The LearnLab space is being used as a springboard to create new partnerships, to implement our new roles, and to transform the perspective of an academic library's present capability. This article will highlight the variety of opportunities that have arisen by leveraging the LearnLab space.


Purdue University, campus partnerships, fundraising, information literacy, learn lab, learning outcomes, library development, student success

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College & Undergraduate Libraries Vol 18 issue 2/3: 239-248

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