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    • Essential Library Services for the Distance Learner Elizabeth Dupuis September 20, 2001 Webcast Series on Student Services sponsored by WCET
    • Speaker
      • Elizabeth Dupuis
      • Head Librarian, Digital Information Literacy Office at the University of Texas at Austin
      • [email_address]
    • Participants
      • Why are you interested in this topic?
      • Does your institution have a well-established distance education program?
      • Are library services integrated in your distance education program?
    • Objectives
      • Discuss need for libraries in all educational environments
      • Develop a list of library services for distance learners
      • Highlight models of these types of services and resources
      • Incorporate time for discussion and questions
    • Educational Mission of Libraries
      • Information access and management
      • Support of the curriculum and personal interests
      • Information literacy
      • Lifelong learning
    • Library resources and services in institutions of higher education must meet the needs of all their faculty, students, and academic support staff, wherever these individuals are located -- whether on a main campus, off campus, in distance education or extended campus programs, or in the absence of a campus at all; in courses taken for credit or non-credit; in continuing education programs; in courses attended in person or by means of electronic transmission; or any other means of distance education. -- Guidelines for Distance Learning Library Services
    • ACRL Guidelines
      • “ ACRL Guidelines for Distance Learning Library Services”
        • http://www.ala.org/acrl/guides/distlrng.html
      • Highlights:
        • Access to equivalent library resources and services provided on campus
        • Collaboration with other campus agencies and other libraries
        • Instill lifelong learning through information literacy
        • Promote and assess library integration into courses and overall program
      • … increasingly, the student in a residence hall or at home ten miles away from campus represents a new type of library user, "the periodic distance learner," whose library needs-especially access to electronic information services are not very different from those of a student one hundred or one thousand miles from campus.
        • Maryhelen Jones and Thomas J. Moore,
        • Libraries and Other Academic Support Services for Distance Learning
    • Library Services
      • Name the traditional services you consider essential
      • for an academic library to offer.
    • Essential Library Services
      • Well-developed web sites
      • Reference and consulting
      • Reciprocal borrowing
      • Document delivery
      • Reserves materials
      • Content with remote access
      • Instruction and online guides
      • Information management tools
    • Web Site
      • Represents entire library
      • Comprehensive
      • Clarity and jargon-free
      • Well-maintained
      • Link from relevant course and institutional pages
      • Distance Learning Services from U of Minnesota: http://www.lib.umn.edu/dist/
      • Services for Distance Education Students at U of British Columbia: http://ocls.cmich.edu/
    • Reference and Consulting
      • Email, video and chat
      • Offered reasonable hours
      • Open access to all users
      • Toll free phone numbers
      • Collaboratively provided by staff in different regions
      • Interactive Reference Service at UC Irvine
      • Desktop Videoconference at U of Michigan
      • Collaborative Digital Reference Service by Library of Congress
    • Reciprocal Borrowing
      • Interlibrary loan and consortiums
      • Agreements / identification
      • Costs of mailing items to and from student
      • U of Wisconsin
      • Southern Illinois Learning Resources Cooperative
      • OhioLINK
    • Document Delivery
      • Provision of articles not available in full text
      • Choice of delivery
      • Cost recovery
      • Can be contracted to commercial services
      • Distance Education Document Delivery Service at U of Iowa
      • Statewide courier service for over 200 institutions in Florida Library Information Network
    • Reserve Materials
      • Supplementary materials
      • Accommodation for whole texts and articles as well as a variety of media
      • Password-protected for limited access and fair use
      • ERes at many colleges and universities such as San Diego State U
      • Audio and video streamed reserves from New York U
    • Electronic Content
      • Ebooks and online articles
      • Available in many formats
      • Accessible remotely via proxy servers
      • Digitization projects and collections
      • netLibrary collection of Texshare consortium
      • JSTOR and Science Direct
      • Digital Libraries Initiative of the Library of Congress
    • Instruction
      • Traditional and new skills
      • Active learning required
      • Online tutorials and subject based guides
      • Partnership between course faculty and librarians
      • TILT (Texas Information Literacy Tutorial) at U of Texas
      • SourceFinder from Virginia Military Institute
      • UWired at U of Washington
    • Information Management Tools
      • Architected systems for managing and archiving student and program content
      • Collections of specialized content often developed from local interest and need
      • Online Archive of California from the California Digital Library
      • Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations at Virginia Tech
    • Current Offerings
      • Does your institution’s library
      • currently offer each of the mentioned services
      • at a satisfactory level for distance learners?
    • Requirements
      • Administrative participation with policies and contracts
      • Technical support to manage and maintain new technologies
      • Staff training to accommodate provision of new services
      • Collaboration with departments and other student services
      • Seamless integration of library resources and services into the overall distance learning program and related student services
    • General Models
      • Central Michigan U Library and College of Extended Learning created a model partnership for distance education including library services
      • U of Wyoming recently published article about new strategic plan to offer all library services on equitable level for all students, including distance learners
      • Jones International U allows option to purchase the level of complimentary library services needed
    • Three General Features
      • 1. Convenience
      • 2. Personalization
      • 3. Collaboration
    • Thank you.
      • Now, we welcome your questions
      • and comments based
      • upon this presentation.