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Lombard, Emmett – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
This article describes information literacy struggles of ESL college students within the context of four information literacy components: Identify, Locate, Evaluate, Use. Experiences from an online freshman composition course are used to illustrate these struggles, along with techniques academic librarians use to help ESL students from a distance.
Descriptors: Online Systems, Library Services, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Longley, Dana H. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
How does a smaller, fully online academic library offer a wide and deep collection of academic level e-books to its distance learners in a sustainable and affordable way? The State University of New York (SUNY) Empire State College Online Library, with a staff of four, has used demand-driven e-book acquisitions since September 2013. Despite…
Descriptors: Books, Electronic Publishing, Library Materials, Library Services
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Marcum, Brad – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
This article examines the update and revision of the current Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Distance Learning Standards that has been proposed and submitted to the ACRL Standards Committee. An in-depth analysis of the update is included, along with some comparisons between the old and new. Practical advice detailing…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Library Services, Change, Standards
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Buck, Stefanie – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
Distance learners must balance many challenges when studying away from their home institution, including balancing work, family and study times. How, where, and when a student organizes and interacts with his or her study environment is a significant factor in student persistence and retention. Support services provided by the home institution,…
Descriptors: Study Habits, Distance Education, Ethnography, Academic Libraries
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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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McCallister, Kelly C.; Peuler, Mollie – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
Creating and maintaining a successful library distance education program, even given ideal variables, can be a huge challenge. This article will discuss how the library distance program was planned, implemented, and evaluated in a three-year span. A staff of three-five librarians utilized organizational partnerships, grassroots marketing and…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Case Studies, Academic Libraries, Library Services
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Hawes, Sandra Lee; Mason Adamson, Jane – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
This case study both shines a light on the flipped classroom paradigm and exemplifies successful faculty-librarian collaboration. The co-authors leveraged an existing collegial relationship into a productive partnership to create a multi-faceted flipped classroom module. The module, developed over the course of three and a half years, was designed…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Web Based Instruction, Online Courses, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Hebert, Andrea – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
This case study presents the experiences of a newly hired distance learning librarian at a large academic library. Faced with taking over a position that lacked a dedicated staff member for two years, the librarian wanted to understand the current state of services. In the course of investigating and collecting data and while working through…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Librarians, Distance Education
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Hillman, Christina R.; Sabourin, Katie – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
With the growing number of online courses and programs across the higher education spectrum, the need to train faculty to effectively design and deliver online courses has become essential to many institutions. However, many professional development options do not include information or support in order to transition the same library services and…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Online Courses, Distance Education, Instructional Innovation
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Ismail, Lizah – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
Arguably, the dilemma for many small college libraries is delivering face-to-face library instruction to satellite students without having the resources and/or staff to do so. In order to channel energies to where they are needed most, this institution conducted a survey of its satellite students to determine what their library instruction…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Distance Education, Academic Libraries, Student Surveys
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Chin Roemer, Robin; Greer, Rebecca – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
Research workshops are designed to help students develop skills that go beyond the scope of one-shot library sessions. However, with more students conducting research off-campus, online, and in the evening, workshops targeted towards complex skills and competencies are difficult to offer. But what if librarians were to design and deliver intensive…
Descriptors: Workshops, Integrated Learning Systems, Library Instruction, Research Skills
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Contrino, Jacline L. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
Demonstrating library impact on student success is critical for all academic libraries today. This article discusses how the library of a large online university serving non-traditional students evaluated how customized point-of-need learning objects (LOs) embedded in the learning management system impacted student learning. Using a comprehensive…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Virtual Universities, Nontraditional Students, Resource Units
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Gersch, Beate; Lampner, Wendy; Turner, Dudley – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
This article describes a course-integrated collaborative project between a subject librarian, a communication professor, and an instructional designer that illustrates how the TPACK (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge) framework, developed by Mishra and Koehler (2006), and the new ACRL Framework for Information Literacy (Framework)…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, College Faculty, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Gupton, Preeti – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
Librarians have collaborated with academic departments within their institutions for decades now, working with professors and administrators to bring information literacy skills to students. The librarians at National American University decided to extend this collaboration to a non-academic unit, the admissions department of the university. The…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Online Courses, Admissions Officers, Librarians
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Guy, Ashley; Eimer, Lisa – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
Librarians have continuously struggled with developing quality relationships with faculty and advisors to support students online. In 2014, Rasmussen College introduced a one-stop student support model of service that makes a student's advisor their primary point of contact for library resources, academic support, financial aid, course scheduling,…
Descriptors: Faculty Advisers, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Teacher Collaboration, Academic Advising
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