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Library involvement in remote learning: Framework for integration of services

Middleton, Michael R. (2006) Library involvement in remote learning: Framework for integration of services. International Journal of Learning, 12(2), pp. 149-160.

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Abstract

Technological support for university education is now such that online support for education is diminishing the distinction between on-campus and distance education students. Library services to remote students have for some time focused on document delivery, information literacy and reference service. This investigation comprises an overview of research that is pertinent to such services, followed by elements of a proposed framework for library involvement in remote education

The analysis includes an overview of services provided by respondents to a survey of all Australian university libraries. The framework is developed from this overview, followed up by case studies of several Australian university libraries that have well-developed services for remote students, in order to suggest a best practice model for integrated online services.

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ID Code: 3973
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Online services, Library services, University libraries, Distance education, Virtual reference service, Information literacy, Document delivery, Course material databases, Library user instruction
ISSN: 1447-9494
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Librarianship (080706)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified (130399)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Michael R. Middleton
Deposited On: 09 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:22

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