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Zielinski, Dianne; Matthews, Robert; Koman, Cynthia; Kiel, Eric; Jezik, Katherine – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2018
Library instruction videos can enhance student instruction. At a community college, librarian-created videos provided students with academic support. However, the videos were rarely used. In this article, students were sent online surveys to rate videos discussing the American Psychological Association (APA) format. Students were also asked why…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Library Services
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Heathcock, Kristin – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2015
Embedded librarians in online courses provide a wealth of service and information to students. Though students indicate that these services are valuable, the librarians providing embedded services frequently note that these projects are very time consuming. This study examines the provision of a less time-intensive model of embedded librarianship…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Models, Library Services, Library Research
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Coltrain, Mark – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2014
In an era of exploding online enrollment and tight budgets, Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) struggles to meet the needs of online students. CPCC librarians went one step towards solving that problem in 2009-2010 by launching an embedded librarian program. CPCC's program became so successful that it struggled to meet demand. In 2013, CPCC…
Descriptors: Librarians, Professional Development, Community Colleges, Online Courses
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Roberts, Sara; Hunter, Dwight – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2011
This article examines the virtual pathfinder and its relationship with distance education students. Various topics are addressed in relation to virtual students, LibGuides and collaborative efforts between librarians and teaching faculty. A brief history of the subject guide is presented, advantages and disadvantages of LibGuides are discussed and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Libraries, Research Tools, Information Sources
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Ovadia, Steven; White, Scott – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2010
This paper discusses the LaGuardia Community College Library's launch of a fully-online one-credit research class. The authors discuss the process for creating the class, from the technical specifications to the pedagogical approach to the course content and delivery. The authors also discuss the challenges of providing a fully online class to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Distance Education, Course Content, College Libraries
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Drumm, Michelle; Havens, Barret C. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2005
The Houston Community College System (HCCS) is one of the largest community colleges in the nation, serving over 52,000 students. Though there is no dedicated full-time distance education (DE) librarian at HCCS, "traditional" librarians are meeting the needs of a rapidly growing population of DE and hybrid students by adapting to new…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Community Colleges, Distance Education