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Meeting the library needs of distance learners without additional funding

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posted on 10.03.2009 by Elizabeth Gadd
States the problem of incorporating distance learning (DL) library services without additional funding. Describes the work of a Distance Learning Working Group at Loughborough University Library. Activities included an analysis of the characteristics of DL courses and students at Loughborough; a comparison of library services to on- and off-campus students; a survey of DL students and academics; and a benchmarking exercise comparing DL library services at Loughborough with those at local and peer group institutions. Key outcomes of the research are presented. Details the suggested methods of funding the Working Group’s recommendations.

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  • University Academic and Administrative Support

Department

  • University Library

Citation

GADD, E., 2002. Meeting the library needs of distance learners without additional funding. Library Management, 23 (8/9), pp. 359-368

Publisher

Emerald Group Publishing Limited / © Elizabeth Gadd

Version

AM (Accepted Manuscript)

Publication date

2002

Notes

This is article appears in the journal, Library Management and the definitive version is available at: http://info.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?PHPSESSID=i5aheelnp7llp9oop6odkrvo95&id=lm

ISSN

0143-5124

Language

en

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