ERIC Number: ED318483
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Directory of Academic Library Instruction Programs in Virginia.
Newins, Nancy, Ed.
In January 1989, the Library Instruction Forum of the Virginia Library Association sent a two-page questionnaire to each of the 82 academic libraries in Virginia to obtain information on current bibliographic instruction activities within the state. Designed to encourage cooperative development of new instructional programs and techniques and facilitate an exchange of ideas among Virginia academic libraries regarding library instruction, this edition of the directory updates the 40-page directory published in 1977. Data from the 76 responding libraries (93%) were entered in a computer database and a subject index to the individual library records was compiled. The bulk of the resulting directory features profiles of individual library programs. Arranged alphabetically by institution name, each entry provides information on the administration of the program; the instructional materials used; orientation tours; separate courses offered; instruction for freshman and upper-level students; the use of competency tests; the presence of written goals and objectives and formal program evaluation; and current projects. A list of institution symbols--i.e., the OCLC symbol for member libraries or a specially designated symbol for nonmembers--is provided as well as a subject index to directory data and a copy of the survey questionnaire. (SD)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Library Instruction, Library Surveys, Organizational Objectives, Program Descriptions, Questionnaires
Virginia Library Association, Library Instruction Forum, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Virginia Library Association, Richmond.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia