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Libraries without walls 5 : the distributed delivery of library and information services

Author: Peter Brophy; Shelagh Fisher; Jenny Craven; Manchester Metropolitan University. Centre for Research in Library and Information Management.
Publisher: London : Facet, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The delivery of library services to users based at a distance from the physical library is a topic of growing interest around the world. To address the issue, this book brings together the papers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Brophy; Shelagh Fisher; Jenny Craven; Manchester Metropolitan University. Centre for Research in Library and Information Management.
ISBN: 1856045110 9781856045117
OCLC Number: 56441228
Notes: Conference proceedings.
Description: 320 p.
Contents: 1. Introduction - Peter Brophy, Shelagh Fisher and Jenny Craven 2. Keynote paper: beyond the mainstream of library services - Peter Brophy THEME 1: THE INTEGRATION OF LIBRARY SERVICES AND VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS 3. Staff without walls: developing library and information staff for e-learning - Coral Black and Sue Roberts 4. Supporting information-based networks in higher education - Jan Kooistra, Kees Hopstaken, Maurits Ertsen and Nijs Lagerweij 5. Library services and virtual learning: the DEViL project - Non Scantlebury and Liz Stevenson 6. Virtual learning and teaching resources: the library as a collaborator - A. Anneli Ahtola 7. Virtual learning environments and Greek academic libraries - Emmanouel Garoufallou, Rania Siatri and Dick Hartley THEME 2: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN USER NEEDS, INFORMATION SKILLS AND INFORMATION LITERACIES 8. Embedding information skills in the subject-based curriculum - Kay Moore 9. Ways to engage widening participation students - Lynne Rutter and Penny Dale 10. Information literacy and learning - Sirje Virkus 11. Information literacy - who needs it? - Gill Needham THEME 3: USABILITY AND ACCESSIBILITY OF DIGITAL LIBRARY SERVICES 12. An incremental usability and accessibility evaluation framework for digital libraries - Neil King, Terry Hoi-Yan Ma, Panayiotis Zaphiris, Helen Petrie and Fraser Hamilton 13. Overcoming barriers to library use by Nigerian professionals - Oluwatoyin O. Kolawole 14. Digital library services at the Italian National Health Institute library - Franco Toni 15. The information-deprived continent: can we do something? - Marie Botha 16. Optimizing resource discovery service interfaces: the Library of Texas challenge - William E. Moen, Kathleen R. Murray and Irene Lopatovska THEME 4: DESIGNING THE INFORMATION ENVIRONMENT: NATIONAL AND INSTITUTIONAL PERSPECTIVES 17. Supporting learning, teaching and research at Manchester Metropolitan University - Caroline Williams 18. Disintermediation via web services in Portuguese public libraries - Maria Carla Proenca and Jose Miguel Baptista Nunes 19. Denmark's electronic research library: from national project to permanent activity - Bo Ohrstrom 20. Research resources and the academic researcher - Margaret Wallis and Julie Carpenter THEME 5: THE CREATION OF DIGITAL RESOURCES BY USER COMMUNITIES 21. Cultural Objects in Networked Environments (COINE) - Michelle Kelly and Geoff Butters 22. The DAEDALUS project: an open archiving initiative - Susan Ashworth and William Nixon 23. Librarians in digital communities of practice - Andrew Cox and Anne Morris 24. X4L: Exchange for Learning - Susan Eales and Andrew Comrie.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Brophy, Shelagh Fisher and Jenny Craven.
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