Shared Service, Shared Governance Example:

Shared Service, Shared Governance Example: We know universities have libraries and most cities have libraries as well… often many of the same journal and books, but different software and systems…. So one of the very practical examples of “shared governance and share service” between city and university that is possible is the shared library….  Pioneering Example: City of San Jose, CA and San Jose State University (SJSU)…. http://www.sjlibrary.org/about/locations/king/index.htm

National League of Cities James C. Howland Awards for Municipal Enrichment  ….an award winning idea for cities (2005)… http://www.library.sjsu.edu/about/news/story_05-12-07.htm “The King Library is both a public and academic library, built where the city and campus meet so that it can be shared by the entire community. ”  It is green too, award winningly green: http://www.sjsu.edu/fdo/energy/sustainability/lighting/KingLightMBCx/ … a great city, great university partnership http://www.sjlibrary.org/about/index.htm

There are also service learning examples between the university and community… http://www.communivercitysanjose.org/history.htm

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