'personalized learning experiences' at the Library?

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Field trip anyone?

"A stack of books stood there a year ago. Now there is a beehive of hexagon-shaped tables, laptops, and flat-screen TVs.

Welcome to the modern university library.

UW-Madison will unveil new learning centers Tuesday at two campus libraries: College Library (UW-Madison's undergraduate library) and Wendt Commons Library (the engineering library).

The new centers, called the Wisconsin Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning Center, or WisCEL (pronounced "whistle"), are intended to be able to transform from a classroom, to a small group work space, to a place to study or get tutoring."

Read more: http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/university/two-uw-libraries-updated-to-offer-personalized-learning-experiences/article_f68a80d8-619f-11e1-acb9-001871e3ce6c.html?mode=story#ixzz1nhYeun6q

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