Library support for online education: elements of successful delivery

Middleton, Michael R. (2005) Library support for online education: elements of successful delivery. In Isaías, Pedro, Kommers, Piet, & McPherson, Maggie (Eds.) IADIS International Conference e-Society 2005, 27-30 June 2005, Qawra, Malta.

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Differentiation between on-campus and distance education students has diminished as universities put more resources into online education. Library services that have focused on resource delivery for remote students have expanded to facilitate online reference and information literacy instruction. These services must now be situated within a strategic framework that embraces many features including information policy, collaboration, information organization and learning process support.

A multi-method analysis comprising case study, interview and literature survey of Australian university services is underway in order to propose a model that libraries should address for successful online service. This preliminary analysis reports upon the framework that has been suggested by the data collected so far.

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ID Code: 1885
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Educational resources, Remote education, Online services, HERN, University libraries, Delivery systems, eLearning organization
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Administration Management and Leadership (130304)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Librarianship (080706)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 Michael Middleton
Deposited On: 18 Aug 2005 00:00
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2015 06:03

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