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Hawes, Sandra Lee – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2011
The essay presents a quasi-case study of one academic librarian's experience as an embedded librarian in multiple online courses over a five-year period. Technology used included chat, email, and a librarian question-and-answer bulletin board inside an eCollege course management system, and a dedicated-use ElluminateLive! virtual training room for…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Bulletin Boards, Library Services, Librarians
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Casey, Anne Marie; Cawthorne, Jon E.; Citro, Kathleen – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2014
This article describes the use of scenarios as a tool to assist a large distance learning library service in its strategic planning. Through a description of the scenario process from beginning to end, the authors detail the steps that the library director and the consultant took initially; their missteps; and the successful conclusion. This study…
Descriptors: Library Services, Distance Education, Vignettes, Program Descriptions
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Wharton, Lindsey N. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2017
While broad assessment projects are often used to steer library strategic planning initiatives, this article will present the benefits of qualitative interviews with distance learning constituents as a framework for developing a focused vision and targeted services. This article will describe the planning and execution of an assessment project…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Library Services, Interviews, Qualitative Research
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Tunon, Johanna; Ramirez, Laura Lucio; Ryckman, Brian; Campbell, Loy; Mlinar, Courtney – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2015
A formative program evaluation using Stufflebeam's (2010) Context, Input, Process, Product (CIPP) model was conducted to assess the use of digital badges for tracking basic library instructional skills across academic programs at Nova Southeastern University. Based on the evaluation of pilot library modules and Blackboard Learn's badges…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Certification, Portfolios (Background Materials), Formative Evaluation
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Moran, Carrie; Mulvihill, Rachel – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2017
The UCF Libraries are continually developing new forms of library instruction to meet the needs of a growing student body with the same number of librarians. These efforts attempt to find the balance between impersonal online tutorials and time-intensive embedded librarianship. The pros and cons of each model employed at our growing university are…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Instruction, Web Based Instruction, Sustainability
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Ziegler, Amanda – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2017
In an effort to bridge the gap between the one-on-one attention that students receive when they come into the library and the attention given to online learners, the University of West Florida Libraries added an online learner component to its Personal Librarian Program. Personal librarian programs provide an opportunity for individualized…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Librarians, Outreach Programs, Individualized Instruction
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McCallister, Kelly C.; Peuler, Mollie – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
Creating and maintaining a successful library distance education program, even given ideal variables, can be a huge challenge. This article will discuss how the library distance program was planned, implemented, and evaluated in a three-year span. A staff of three-five librarians utilized organizational partnerships, grassroots marketing and…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Case Studies, Academic Libraries, Library Services
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Davis, Valrie; Foss, Michelle – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2009
An overview of the ways in which interlibrary loan and document delivery statistics can assist in collection building and refinement. Included are how statistics can assist in the purchasing of new books and journals, in format selection and the purchase of backfiles, and how they assist in journal cuts and the selection of print materials to be…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Academic Libraries, Library Services, Information Dissemination
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Heathcock, Kristin – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2015
Embedded librarians in online courses provide a wealth of service and information to students. Though students indicate that these services are valuable, the librarians providing embedded services frequently note that these projects are very time consuming. This study examines the provision of a less time-intensive model of embedded librarianship…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Models, Library Services, Library Research
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Keba, Michelle; Segno, Jamie; Schofield, Michael – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2015
This case study investigates how a team of librarians at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) worked together to assess and optimize their library's current instructional videos in order to create a mobile-first video hosting platform, known as LibraryLearn. Instructional library videos serve as invaluable resources for students who are not present…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Material Development, Multimedia Materials, Usability