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ERIC Number: EJ668302
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0276-3877
The Growing and Changing Role of Consortia in Providing Direct and Indirect Support for Distance Higher Education.
Subramanian, Jane M.
Reference Librarian, n77 p39-62 2002
Describes the history of consortia and cooperative efforts among libraries and their role in distance learning in higher education. Discusses shared online catalogs; purchases of electronic resources; supporting distance learners' information needs, including virtual reference; staff training; change management; cooperative planning; vendor instabilities; licensing issues; and the digital divide. (Contains 51 references.) (LRW)
The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice St., Binghamton, NY 13904-1580.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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