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Skarl, Susie; Del Bosque, Darcy – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
With new program additions and changes to existing graduate programs, librarians at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas were interested in investigating if students taking online courses were successful in accessing the library services and instruction. A survey was created that included all types of graduate students (fully online to fully…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Graduate Students, Online Courses, Academic Libraries
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Rapchak, Marcia – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
At Duquesne University, freshmen are required to take a one-credit information literacy course. This course has traditionally been offered mostly face-to-face, but has expanded into more online offerings. Unfortunately, the experience for students and instructors online was not as positive as those involved with the face-to-face version of the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, College Freshmen, Information Literacy, Library Instruction
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Johns, Elizabeth M.; Oestreich, Sara – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
Distance librarians working with an online doctoral program at Johns Hopkins University are asked by both students and faculty to provide a large amount of library support -- without being embedded into the curriculum or the individual courses. Program administrators and faculty were resistant to allow librarians into the course management system…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Distance Education, Library Services, Academic Libraries
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Tumbleson, Beth; Burke, John; Long, Jessica – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
Librarians are committed to supporting teaching, learning, and research. They are equally committed to supporting student success and retention. Demonstrating the impact that learning management system (LMS) embedded librarians make on student learning has been difficult to correlate, however. Studies that assess this connection, using qualitative…
Descriptors: Librarians, Academic Libraries, Integrated Learning Systems, Information Literacy
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Tardiff, Anthony – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
The Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm is centuries old, but its focus on student-centered learning is cutting edge. When the Gonzaga University library was asked to collaborate with an online graduate studies department, the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm provided the guiding framework. The first principle of Ignatian pedagogy is Context, which…
Descriptors: Orientation, Library Instruction, Academic Libraries, Student Centered Learning
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Marineo, Francesca; Shi, Qingmin – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
This article discusses how the Library and Office of Institutional Research at a public college measured the relationship of an online information literacy module in the learning management system with student success metrics in a first-year experience course. Specifically, the authors examine the relationships of an online instruction module,…
Descriptors: First Year Seminars, College Freshmen, Library Instruction, Integrated Learning Systems
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Raish, Victoria; Behler, Anne – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
Library orientations are a very common learning experience for residential and online students. These all have similar goals of introducing students to the library and helping them feel more comfortable in navigating the library. The Library Connection is a unique type of library orientation that provides meaningful feedback to students in a…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Students, Library Services, Online Courses
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Ziegler, Amanda – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
This case study evaluates the process of developing modules for inclusion in a learning management system that are informed by the Association of College and Research Libraries Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education (2015). A replicable, transparent process was used to match more task-oriented topics suggested by librarians and…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), Evaluation Methods, Information Storage, Integrated Learning Systems
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English, Michael; West, Patricia; Jackson, Joi – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
With more classes moving online in traditional higher educational institutions, an opportunity exists for academic librarians to increase their instructional presence and use strategies to optimize student information literacy learning. One strategy is using the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework to guide their approach. This article details a…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Instruction, Electronic Learning, Web Based Instruction
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Eastman, Teagan; Hyde, McKenzie; Strand, Katie; Wishkoski, Rachel – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
As distance education programs grow at college and universities across the country, libraries must ensure virtual reference services are prepared to meet the needs of patrons in these programs. This article describes the process and results of a 2018 chat analysis conducted at a midsize research university with a large distance education program.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Reference Services, Computer Mediated Communication
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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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Watts, Kathy A. – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2018
The library literature evaluating the efficacy of online tutorial methods and delivery tools is a valuable resource for librarians looking for information to inform their choices for developing asynchronous online instruction. This literature, however, examines a wide variety of delivery tools, methods, and student populations. As a result, it is…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Comparative Analysis, Online Courses, Asynchronous Communication
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England, Erica; Lo, Leo S.; Breaux, Arleene P. – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2018
This case study presents the development and implementation of a personal librarian program for a cohort-based, executive-style higher education administration doctoral program. Librarians and the program director collaborated to create a student-centered program based on individual research needs. The personal librarian program was designed to…
Descriptors: Librarians, Doctoral Programs, Student Centered Learning, Graduate Students
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Gorman, Emily F.; Staley, Catherine – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2018
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of online and in-person instructional methods for teaching research skills, as well as to determine student preferences for each method. Undergraduate students received librarian-led research skills instruction either through an online course management system or in person at the library.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Research Skills
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Cano, Andrew J. – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2018
Like most of its peer institutions, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries faced the challenge of meeting the needs of a growing number of students taking online courses. The author, hired as the new Virtual Learning Librarian in January 2016, was charged with creating a new Virtual Learning Program. This tutorials-based program was first…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Entomology, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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