ERIC Number: ED450733
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
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Diversity of Training versus Diversity of Users: The Z. Aranne Central Education Library Case Study.
The Z. Aranne Central Education Library of Hebrew University (Israel) has two functions: it is an academic library and a national library on education. As a university library, it serves the students and faculty of the School of Education, as well as students of other faculties of the Hebrew University. The Education Library plays the role of a national library with its special collection including reports, decisions and archival material about education in Israel, textbooks for schools, and other non-book materials with historical significance. Library users have access to electronic resources such as e-periodicals and databases through the library network as part of the Universities Libraries Consortium. The Education Library is on its way to being a global library and must enable maximum and easy access to all library resources. The library has adapted to advanced technology and growing diversity of users by adjusting its structured training programs as: (1) general library orientation; (2) workshops for faculty for use of electronic resources; (3) workshops for M.A. and Ph.D. students oriented to special research subjects; (4) library orientation for Israelis who study at foreign university branches; and (5) workshops for school pupils on special collection on hot educational subjects such as drug education and violence in schools. (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Technology, Instructional Development, Library Collections, Library Instruction, Library Role, National Libraries, Training, User Needs (Information), Users (Information), Workshops
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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