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Fostering Library as a Place for Distance Students: Best Practices from Two University

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Presentation from ACRL 2011 Panel

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Fostering Library as a Place for Distance Students: Best Practices from Two University

  1. 1. Fostering Library as a Place for Distance Students:Best Practices from Two Universities<br />#acrl2011 #distanceplace<br />Beth Filar-Williams<br />Coordinator of Library Services for Distance & Online Learning<br />University of North Carolina-Greensboro <br />@filarwilliams<br />Heidi Steiner<br />Distance Learning Librarian<br />Norwich University <br />@heidisteiner<br />
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  4. 4. NORWICH UNIVERSITY<br /><ul><li> Small, private, military university
  5. 5. School of Graduate and Continuing Studies is entirely online. Enrollment around 1700
  6. 6. Nine Masters, a Bachelors completion program, and a certificate
  7. 7. All over the globe, many deployed
  8. 8. Number of working professionals
  9. 9. Diverse student profile with a lot of adult learners
  10. 10. One week Residency each summer for those finishing degrees</li></li></ul><li>UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA - GREENSBORO<br /><ul><li> Fairly large public funded university
  11. 11. Many first time college students, local, commuters
  12. 12. Undergrad/grad programs, mainly on campus students,
  13. 13. Over 100 UG programs and 60 specializations for grads.
  14. 14. Decentralized online & hybrid courses about 1760 enrolled in 2010
  15. 15. Online students, mainly returning, working adult students</li></li></ul><li>
  16. 16. COMMUNICATION<br />
  17. 17. GEOGRAPHY<br />
  18. 18. TECHNOLOGY<br />
  19. 19. RESOURCES<br />
  20. 20. ACRL Standards for Distance Learning Library Services<br />“Library services offered to the distance learning community must be designed to meet a wide range of informational, instructional, and user needs, and should provide some form of direct user access to library personnel.” – ACRL, 2008<br />
  21. 21. FOSTERINGLIBRARY AS A PLACEFROM A DISTANCE<br />Access<br />Environment<br />Resources<br />Being at the Point of Need<br />Instruction<br />Being Real<br />
  22. 22. ACCESS<br />
  23. 23. ENVIRONMENT<br />
  24. 24. RESOURCES<br />A Challenge and a Solution<br />e-journals<br />Databases<br />ebrary<br />Swank Digital <br />Campus<br />Reciprocal Borrowing<br />Coutts<br />Online Student Book Request<br />Ebook Library<br />R2 Digital Library<br />Films on Demand<br />ILLiad<br />Safari<br />
  25. 25. AT THE POINT OF NEED<br />
  26. 26. INSTRUCTION<br />
  27. 27. BEING REAL!<br />
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  29. 29. QUESTIONS?<br />
  30. 30. TECH/RESOURCES MENTIONED<br />Elluminate vOffice – web-conferencing software, 24x7 room with 50-seat license<br />Elluminate vRoom – free web-conferencing software, 24x7 room with 3-seat license<br />EventBrite – free event management site<br />Jiffle – free scheduling software<br />tungle.me – free scheduling software<br />join.me - free screen sharing software<br />
  31. 31. PHOTO CREDITS<br /><ul><li> Telephone http://www.flickr.com/photos/plenty/3360322975/ by plenty.r
  32. 32. Keyboard in action http://www.flickr.com/photos/lapideo/198046070/ by lapideo
  33. 33. Confused http://www.flickr.com/photos/saraabeyer/5369367578/ by Sarah A Beyer
  34. 34. Curiosoelemento el tiempohttp://www.flickr.com/photos/leoplus/2744390812/ by leoplus
  35. 35. Cable Confusion http://www.flickr.com/photos/emagic/51069522/ by e-magic
  36. 36. Library books http://www.flickr.com/photos/ccacnorthlib/3553821229/ by CCAC North Library
  37. 37. Write Your Story Blank Lined Notebook Paper http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/4812267249/ by D . Sharon Pruitt
  38. 38. Distance http://www.flickr.com/photos/insaneninja/119367739/ by InsaneNinja@gmail.com
  39. 39. 3D Character and Question Mark http://www.flickr.com/photos/crystaljingsr/3914729343/ by 姒儿喵喵</li></li></ul><li>Thank you!!<br />Heidi Steiner<br />@heidisteiner<br />hsteiner[at]norwich.edu<br />http://library2.norwich.edu/library<br />Beth Filar-Williams<br />@filarwilliams<br />efwilli3[at]uncg.edu<br />http://library.uncg.edu/info/distance_education/<br />

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