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Providing Library Instruction to Distance Learning Students in the Twenty-First Century: Meeting the Current and Changing Needs of a Diverse Community

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Stephen Dew, Collections and Scholarly Resources Coordinator (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: This study examines the variety of instructional practices employed in distance learning librarianship from the end of the Twentieth Century through the early beginnings of the Twenty-First Century. The authors provide a thorough review of the literature on distance learning library instruction, and the study highlights the instructional services provided at two academic institutions with distinctly different clienteles and missions—one a large American university and the other a large Caribbean university.

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Publication
Journal of Library Administration 45 (2006): 315-337
Language: English
Date: 2006
Keywords
Library instruction, Distance learning, Distance education, Academic libraries