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Avery, Beth Fuseler; Batman, Cindy – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2014
Far from being dusty old relics who are guardians of the book, embedded librarians need to be proactively leading students through the digital maze of the virtual library. Working with students more than 7,000 miles away changed perceptions of how to teach and learn, and how people interact online. We will share how as embedded librarians we…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Electronic Learning, Electronic Libraries, Library Services
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Catalano, Amy – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2014
This article describes a study in which seven students with diverse disabilities participated in a one-credit online library research course which had been adapted to be accessible using the best practices literature on distance education for students with special needs. Students provided feedback on the design of the course and participated in…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Special Needs Students, Educational Improvement, Qualitative Research
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Rand, Angela Doucet – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
Providing library instruction in distance learning environments presents a unique set of challenges for instructional librarians. Innovations in computer-mediated communication and advances in cognitive science research provide the opportunity for designing library instruction that meets a variety of student information seeking needs. Using a…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Library Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Computer Mediated Communication
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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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Powers, Michelle M.; Contreras, Rhonda – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
What could bring more change to an online library than going from a federated to a discovery search system? Not much! This paper will share what was learned about initiating and implementing an important change that ultimately impacts a variety of stakeholders, and the importance of collaboration between library personnel at all levels of an…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Academic Libraries, Search Engines, College Faculty
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Summey, Terri Pedersen; Valenti, Sandra – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
Librarians offer a variety of library instruction utilizing multiple formats. Many struggle with the task of transferring instruction to the online environment. Principles of instructional design can be leveraged to effect quality change in the delivery of instruction to make teaching more effective, efficient, and appealing to learners. Although…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Instructional Design, Electronic Learning, Academic Libraries
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Wray, Christina C. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
Providing accessible library services and instruction to distance users with disabilities can seem daunting. This article, which grew out of a webinar presented by the author to the Health Science Special Interest Group of ACRL, provides practical strategies to help content creators utilize built-in accessibility features and provides a resources…
Descriptors: Library Services, Online Systems, Access to Information, Accessibility (for Disabled)
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Shell, Leslee; Crawford, Steven; Harris, Patricia – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
Arizona State University is the largest public university in the United States with an enrollment of 70,440 in 2010. ASU's online offerings are also expanding rapidly with a target of 30,000 students by 2020. In one program, growth and transformation from hybrid to 100% online demanded scalability to handle large enrollments. Thus an instructional…
Descriptors: Librarians, State Universities, Instructional Design, Online Courses
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Mee, Susan – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), located in western New York, strives to deliver the same quality library services to its students and faculty located across the globe as those living in the Rochester area. In addition to an array of distance courses and online programs, RIT also has international campuses located in Kosovo, Croatia,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Outreach Programs, Multicampus Colleges
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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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Zai, Robert, III.; Wesley, Threasa L. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
The use of distance learning technology has allowed Northern Kentucky University's W. Frank Steely Library to remove traditional boundaries between both distance and on-campus students. An emerging model that applies these distance learning methodologies to all students has proven effective for enhancing reference and instructional services. This…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Academic Libraries, Reference Services, Library Instruction
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Pickens-French, Kathleen; McDonald, Krista – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
Advances in technology, evolving user behaviors, the need for educational institutions to explore cost-saving strategies--all frequently force academic librarians into a state of forced adaptation. Librarians at Miami University's Hamilton campus took the challenge of a university change in course management systems and turned it into an…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Change, Integrated Learning Systems, Librarians
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Mussell, Jessica; Croft, Rosie – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
Has your institution purchased discovery layer tools? Are you wondering how students are using them and how much return your institution is getting on that investment? Not only are there more resources available to students online than ever before, but there are also more avenues for students to discover those resources. The Royal Roads University…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Distance Education, Online Courses, Online Searching
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Wahl, Diane; Avery, Beth; Henry, Lisa – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries began studying the library needs of distance learners in 2009 using a variety of approaches to explore and confirm these needs as well as obtain input into how to meet them. Approaches used to date include analysis of both quantitative and qualitative responses by online students to the LibQUAL+[R] surveys…
Descriptors: Distance Education, College Libraries, Student Needs, Computer Uses in Education
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Searing, Susan E. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2013
This paper analyzes student evaluations of library orientation and information literacy instruction over a ten-year period, 2002 to 2011. The survey respondents were five hundred students who were taking or had just completed their first course in LEEP, the distance education option of the M.S. program at the University of Illinois. This case…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Student Evaluation, Library Instruction, Information Literacy
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