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Brahme, Maria E.; Gabriel, Lizette; Stenis, Paul V. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
Journey mapping, a method of collecting data that illustrates individuals' paths toward a specific goal, was originally developed for use in retail/customer service environments. Much of the literature describes its application in examining customer behavior when navigating merchants' Websites, allowing researchers to examine the effectiveness,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Use Studies, Academic Libraries, Graduate Students
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Halpern, Rebecca – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
This study served to investigate how information literacy instruction can alleviate information anxiety in online learners. While there has been much research to demonstrate that hands-on or activity-based learning is beneficial in reducing library anxiety, those studies have not been conducted for the online classroom. Using a required,…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Information Literacy, Anxiety, Electronic Learning
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Mune, Christina; Goldman, Crystal; Higgins, Silke; Eby, Laurel; Chan, Emily K.; Crotty, Linda – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2015
Higher education institutions increasingly utilize learning management systems (LMS) to teach courses and programs in hybrid or online-only formats. Providing information literacy instruction in these emerging digital environments poses challenges to librarians as the delivery of instruction requires familiarity with navigating an LMS and…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Learning Modules, Online Courses, Database Management Systems
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Stephens, Michael; Jones, Kyle M. L. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2015
From the cutting edge of innovations in online education comes the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), a potentially disruptive and transformational mechanism for large-scale learning. What's the role of librarians in a MOOC? What can librarians learn from participating in a large-scale professional development opportunity delivered in an open…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Librarians
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Behr, Michele; LaDell-Thomas, Julie – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2014
A significant number of distance students report they "stray" from their home universities by using local libraries, despite the fact that distance education librarians work hard to provide customized resources and services tailored to their programs and needs. Are public libraries and special libraries able to meet the research needs of…
Descriptors: Distance Education, College Students, Public Libraries, Electronic Libraries
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Olivas, Antonia P.; Chan, Ian – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
Many of our reference interactions are face-to-face at a desk or in our offices. Unfortunately, not all of our students are on campus. Whether a non-traditional student or a traditional undergraduate, more of our patrons are attending online classes or attending satellite campuses with no librarians on site. It's difficult to reach these students,…
Descriptors: Library Services, Academic Libraries, State Universities, Distance Education
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Holloway, Kristine – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2011
This paper looks at the author's outreach efforts as a distance librarian to encourage library use among a distance student population that comprises satellite locations, students attending online, students attending courses through instructional television, and students attending hybrid courses. Outcomes of the author's outreach attempts and…
Descriptors: Multicampus Colleges, Academic Libraries, Librarians, Library Services
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Meulemans, Yvonne Nalani; Carr, Allison; Ly, Pearl – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2010
Reference service via instant messaging (IM) has significant potential to benefit distance learners. There has been wide experimentation with IM to expand reference services in libraries across the US, with mixed results. Concern has been expressed that IM cannot provide the same reference experience as face-to-face interactions. One academic…
Descriptors: User Satisfaction (Information), Academic Libraries, Reference Services, Synchronous Communication
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Cordes, Sean – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2005
This paper examines podcasting as a library support for distance learning and information systems and services. The manuscript provides perspective on the knowledge base in the growing area of podcasting in libraries and academia. A walkthrough of the podcast creation and distribution process using basic computing skills and open source tools is…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Information Systems, Academic Libraries, Guidelines