ERIC Number: EJ554118
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Distance Learning and the Digital Library: Transforming the Library into an Information Center.
Derlin, Roberta L.; Erazo, Edward
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n71 p103-17 Fall 1997
Examines trends and issues in transforming libraries from repositories of print material into digital information centers, particularly in the context of distance education. Topics discussed include public pressure for increased use of technology, the scope of change, legal concerns and copyrights, an expanded role for libraries as information centers, and the evolving librarian role as information specialist. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Teaching and Learning at a Distance: What It Takes To Effectively Design, Deliver, and Evaluate Programs."