ERIC Number: ED472709
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Libraries Without Walls 4: The Delivery of Library Services to Distant Users. Proceedings of an International Conference Organized by the Centre for Research in Library and Information Management (CERLIM), Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester, England, September 14-18, 2001).
Brophy, Peter, Ed.; Fisher, Shelagh, Ed.; Clarke, Zoe, Ed.
This proceedings of the fourth Libraries Without Walls Conference addresses key strategic issues arising from international, regional, and cross-sectoral approaches to the provision of library services to distant users. The following papers are included: Theme 1: Libraries and Virtual Learning Environments: "Introduction" (Peter Brophy, Shelagh Fisher, Zoe Clarke); "Keynote Paper-Behind-the-Screen Thinking: Key Factors for Librarianship in Distance Education" (Elizabeth J. Burge); "Distance Learning Zones: A Pilot Project" (Julie Brett); "University of London-Virtual Campus Project. Information Resources for Distance Learners: The Implementation of a Model" (Sally Chambers, Paul McLaughlin); "Developing a Worldwide Distributed Resource To Foster Regional Studies" (Linda McCann);"INSPIRAL. Digital Library Services and Online Learning Environments: Issues for Integration" (Sarah Currier); "Take Us with You!: Delivering Library Resources and Services to Users in the Field" (Jo Kibbee, Lynn Wiley); "VLEs and Information Services: Redefining Distance Learning and the Role of Information Services within the Virtual Learning Environment" (Sue Roberts, John Davey); Theme 2: Online Enquiry Services for Remote Users: "Global Chat: Web-Based Enquires at the University of Leicester" (Lou McGill); "The Online Personal Academic Librarian (OPAL): A Virtual Librarian for a Virtual Student Community" (Gill Needham, Evelyn Simpson); "A Distributed National Electronic Resource for Learning and Teaching" (Caroline Ingram, Catherine Grout); "Access to Large Amounts of Electronic Scientific Information on a National Level" (Bo Ohrstrom); "Library Consortia and Their Educational Dimension: The HEAL-Link Experience" (Claudine Xenidou-Dervou, Sassa Tzedaki, Anna Fragkou, Marina Korfiati); "Evaluating the Impact of the UK's Distributed National Electronic Resource" (Shelagh Fisher); Theme 4: User Behaviour and User Training in the Distributed Environment: "Building the RDN Virtual Training Suite To Teach Internet Information Skills Via the Web" (Emma Place, Heather Dawson); "30,000 Different Users, 30,000 Different Needs?: Design and Delivery of Distributed Resources to the User Community" (Jenny Craven, Jillian Griffiths); "Library Research Instruction for Distance Learners: An Interactive, Multimedia Approach" (Betty Ronayne, Debbie Rogenmoser); "Active Integration of Information Searching Skills into the University Curriculum" (Virpi Palmgren, Kirsi Heino); "Remote Users in the Virtual Library: A Need for Diversification?" (Katerina Toraki); Theme 5: The Public Librarys Role in Serving Distant Users: "Public Libraries Matter" (Clare Nankivell, Juliet Eve); "PULMAN: Europe's Network of Excellence for Public Libraries, Museums and Archives at Local Level" (Rob Davies); Theme 6: Content Development for the Virtual Environment: "Ommat: Dealing with Electronic Scientific Information" (Jan Kooistra, Kees Hopstaken); "Copyright Made Interesting" (Judy Watkins, Tracy Bentley); Theme 7: Key Technology Issues in Delivering Services to Distant Users: "Working with the British Library: The Zetoc Experience" (Ross MacIntyre, Ann Apps); and "A Visual Toolkit for Information Retrieval" (Antony Corfield, Matthew Dovey, Richard Mawby, Colin Tatham). (Contains an index.) (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Electronic Libraries, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Skills, Internet, Library Role, Library Services, Models, National Programs, Public Libraries, User Needs (Information), Users (Information)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Manchester Metropolitan Univ. (England). Centre for Research in Library and Information Management.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom