Mills Learning Commons Planning Archive

Statement of Objectives

The Mills Learning Commons is a vibrant, user-centered learning facility enhanced by information technology. The facility:

  • integrates scholarly resources, information technology, software, expertise, instruction and study space
  • provides a stimulating learning environment that fosters innovation, develops students' ability to access and organize information to succeed at McMaster...and beyond
  • develops lifelong learners and knowledge workers
  • integrates expert research, writing and technical assistance in a state-of-the-art facility
  • provides a gateway to the Library's wealth of electronic and print resources
  • builds an inclusive community through a shared purpose in discovery and learning
  • is a gathering place for students and researchers
  • enhances McMaster's reputation for innovation, creativity and excellence

Background Documents