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Metropolitan Universities, v24 n3 p20-35 2013

Since its inception, Metropolitan State University has demonstrated a strong commitment to community partnerships and the integration of community engagement into student learning and scholarship while meeting community-defined needs. This article presents examples of reciprocal partnerships in the context of a shared community-university library facility, which perseveres through the challenges of an impoverished neighborhood and diminishing funding resources.

Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, School Community Programs, Library Facilities, Academic Libraries, Community Information Services, Program Development, Program Descriptions, Models, Community Education, Community Benefits, Service Learning, Shared Resources and Services

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Author: Rolloff, Evelyn K.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=368&id=EJ1092767

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