Library Services for Business Students in Distance Education: Issues and Trends

1st Edition

Sherri Buxbaum

Routledge
Published July 8, 2002
Reference - 236 Pages
ISBN 9780789017215 - CAT# HW14556

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Summary

Give distance education students the library access they need to succeed!

This important collection explores various approaches librarians have taken in their efforts to provide library services for distance education business students and discusses the problems they have encountered. It also examines the standards and guidelines that have been developed to measure these services and includes case studies from various types of institutions with an emphasis on collaboration with faculty.

Library Services for Business Students in Distance Education: Issues and Trends examines:
  • the issues facing libraries integrating the changes necessary for distance education
  • copyright in relation to making materials available electronically
  • the need for cataloging Web pages
  • how librarians can ensure that distance educators understand the library’s role
  • the services that CMU librarians have developed to support distance learning business courses
  • how librarians at Pace University fine-tuned their methods of collaboration with faculty and students in an off-campus MBA program
  • how librarians at Royal Roads University helped to integrate information literacy into the syllabus
  • ways to use videoconferencing technology to teach library research to business students
  • how Drexel University’s Lebow College of Business revamped its journal collection to meet the needs of distance learners
  • and much, much more!

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