Academic libraries and learning support in the electronic environment

Serrano-Vicente, Rocio Academic libraries and learning support in the electronic environment. ESE : Estudios sobre Educación, 2004, n. 7, pp. 33-44. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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Learning and teaching techniques are changing in the new electronic environment. Students are asked to gather information from different sources, most of them in electronic formats. Libraries have to adapt their buildings and services to meet their users needs continuously. Amongst the means librarians have included to support learning are electronic based information and learning resources, a better provision of IT technologies, working environments for different types of learning, digital reference services, information literacy skills and the possibility of accessing all these facilities, resources and services at any time. The conclusion indicates that librarians should continuously improve electronic information and learning resources, as well as discovering new ways to approach students.

Spanish abstract

Las técnicas de docencia y aprendizaje están cambiando en el nuevo entorno electrónico. Los nuevos sistemas de enseñanza piden a los estudiantes que reúnan información de diferentes fuentes, la mayoría en formato electrónico. Las bibliotecas deben adaptar sus edificios y servicios continuamente para satisfacer las necesidades de información de sus usuarios. Entre los medios que los bibliotecarios han incluido para apoyar el aprendizaje se encuentran la introducción de información y recursos de aprendizaje en formato electrónico, una mejor provisión de nuevas tecnologías de la información, la inclusión de diversos ambientes de trabajo para distintos tipos de aprendizaje, servicios de referencia en formato digital, habilidades de alfabetización informacional, y la posibilidad de acceder a todas estas instalaciones, recursos y servicios en cualquier momento. La conclusión indica que los bibliotecarios deben mejorar continuamente la información electrónica y los recursos de aprendizaje, así como descubrir nuevas formas de comunicación con los estudiantes.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: academic libraries, learning, information and communication technologies, information resources.
Subjects: D. Libraries as physical collections. > DD. Academic libraries.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Rocio Serrano
Date deposited: 26 Sep 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:04


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