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Moorefield-Lang, Heather; Hall, Tracy – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to describe how a series of one-shot or single class library instruction webinars were created for on-campus and distance education students at Virginia Tech, a land grant institution in rural southwestern Virginia. Virginia Tech's distance learning department on campus trained in Centra 7.6 software and the lead…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Distance Education, Interviews, Coding
New, Jake – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2013
Inside campus libraries and dormitory rooms, thousands of students connect to the Internet not only to study with online systems like Blackboard but also to watch movies and TV shows on Netflix. Computers, smartphones, wireless printers, tablets, iPods, Xboxes, handheld gaming systems, e-readers, smart TVs, Blu-ray players--students now bring an…
Descriptors: College Students, College Faculty, Computer Use, Information Technology
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Skinner, Laura C. – Inquiry, 2013
The easy availability of Internet information has caused many to question the future of libraries. However, librarians, as experts of information science, are even more necessary to help students navigate the Internet. An embedded librarian provides assistance at the most critical point -- exactly when it is needed.
Descriptors: Librarians, Library Services, Community Colleges, Academic Libraries
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Mahon, Ed; McPherson, Michael R.; Vaughan, Joseph; Rowe, Theresa; Pickett, Michael P.; Bielec, John A. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2011
IT leaders today must not only provide but also decide: which tools and services should they continue to supply, which are better delivered by others, and perhaps most critically, which methods from among the bewildering array of alternative sourcing strategies will best serve their faculty, staff, and students. In 2009, the EDUCAUSE Center for…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Leaders, Outsourcing, College Faculty
Young, Jeffrey R. – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2010
In this article, the author discusses the issues surrounding the production of lecture videos by professors and administrators which are free to the world. Professors across the country are now wrestling with this issue. More and more colleges have installed microphones or cameras in lecture halls and bought easy-to-use software to get lecture…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Lecture Method, Video Technology, Electronic Publishing