Exploring the Digital Library: A Guide for Online Teaching and Learning

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Wiley, Jul 8, 2005 - Education - 176 pages
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Exploring the Digital Library, a volume in TheJossey-Bass Online Teaching and Learning series, addresses thekey issue of library services for faculty and their students in theonline learning environment. Written by librarians at AthabascaUniversity, a leading institution in distance education, this bookshows how faculty can effectively use digital libraries in theirday-to-day work and in the design of electronic courses.Exploring the Digital Library is filled with information,ideas, and
  • Discusses how information and communication technologies aretransforming scholarship communication
  • Provides suggestions for integrating digital libraries intoteaching and course development
  • Describes approaches to promoting information literacy skillsand integrating these skills across the curriculum
  • Outlines the skills and knowledge required in digital libraryuse
  • Suggests opportunities for faculty and librarians tocollaborate in the online educational environment

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New Dynamics for Scholarly Communication
Digital Libraries in Teaching and Course Development
Using the Digital Library in Higher Education

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Kay Johnson is head of reference and circulation services, LibraryServices at Athabasca University.

Elaine Magusin is reference services librarian, Library Servicesat Athabasca University.

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