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Ziegler, Amanda – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
Embedding information literacy and instruction within an online program can be a difficult process to begin. Curriculum mapping guides librarians to the courses where their services can have the most impact. However, curriculum mapping can seem like an overwhelming and unwieldly process. This case study demystifies the process and shows how simple…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Online Courses, Librarians, Curriculum
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Breitkopf, Mia – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2018
The Standards for Distance Learning Library Services created by the Association of College and Research Libraries asks the distance learning librarian to be an advocate for an institutional culture of support for distance learners. The Standards make it clear that the distance learning librarian must initiate and participate in institution-wide…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Resistance to Change
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An, Angie; Quail, Stephanie – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2018
This paper highlights the design and development process that two academic business librarians employed to create an online toolkit of eLearning supports for business students. After receiving funding from their institution's internal teaching innovation fund, they hired and worked with two eLearning design companies to produce the toolkit. The…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Business Administration Education, Information Literacy, Higher Education
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Allen, Seth – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2017
Developing a strategy for embedding librarians in online courses can be challenging, but it is essential to demonstrate to accrediting agencies how libraries serve online students. A well-thought-out plan can be scalable and sustainable for rapidly growing online programs and can satisfy accreditation standards. This article examines how one…
Descriptors: Librarians, Online Courses, Library Role, Educational Technology
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Baker, Ariana – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
Distance learning programs across the country continue to grow and evolve. In order to support these programs, librarians are often expected to convert face-to-face classes and reference sessions to the online environment. Due to the necessity of explaining information literacy concepts and demonstrating the access and use of library resources,…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Interactive Video, Distance Education, Blended Learning
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Cannady, Rachel E. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2015
Orientations ease students' transition into institutions of higher learning. Most published literature focuses on orientations that occur on the physical campus, but online orientations are equally, if not more, important in engaging a geographically diverse student body. Via online orientations, academic libraries have an excellent opportunity to…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Higher Education, School Orientation
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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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Steiner, Heidi – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
Library literature and blogs frequently discuss customer service and user experience in physical libraries and Web sites, but little is said about this mentality toward services for distance learners specifically. This paper takes customer service best practices from well-known thinkers of the business world and makes connections to services for…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Library Services, Internet, User Needs (Information)
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Waite, Kathryn; Gannon-Leary, Pat; Carr, James – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2011
Current trends in librarianship in higher education have indicated an increasing tutoring role for librarians in the online environment. This article examines how the role of the e-tutor is outlined in selected online learning literature before progressing to examine the implications for librarians of fulfilling the demanding e-tutoring role by…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Online Courses, Tutors
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Carlson, Kathleen – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2011
This paper takes a look at how one academic health sciences librarian brought mediated literature searching to the distance RN to BSN nursing students. It takes a look at why Adobe Connect was the webinar software that was selected to deliver online instruction to the students. The article explains how students participated in a pre-class survey…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Nursing Students, Nursing Education, Sciences
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Adebonojo, Leslie G. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2011
Due to a shortage of librarians to teach classes coupled with a growing student body, librarians at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) decided to explore alternative means to deliver instruction. Their charge was to supplement traditional classroom instruction by utilizing ETSU's course management system (Desire2Learn, D2L) to inform students…
Descriptors: Internet, Librarians, Higher Education, Electronic Learning
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Lewis, Janice S. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2011
Accreditation is critical to the viability of institutions of higher education. Each of the six regional groups that accredit two- and four-year institutions has standards specifically addressing online or distance learning. In general, these standards require institutions to show that distance learners have adequate access to appropriate library…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Colleges, Research Libraries, Academic Libraries
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Shaffer, Barbara A. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2011
Graduate students are a significant segment in online instruction programs, yet little is known about how well they learn the necessary library research skills in this increasingly popular mode of distance learning. This pre- and posttest study and citation analysis examined learning and confidence among students in graduate education programs,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Feedback (Response), Graduate Students, Graduate Study
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Kvenild, Cassandra; Bowles-Terry, Melissa – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2011
Distance educators have special library needs. This article discusses the results of a library needs assessment of distance instructors at the University of Wyoming. Access to resources, use of library instructional services, barriers to distance library use, and perceived gaps in service are all addressed. Follow-up actions, based on survey…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Distance Education, Special Libraries, Higher Education
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