Exploring the Digital Library, a volume in
The Jossey-Bass Online Teaching and Learning series, addresses the key issue of library services for faculty and their students in the online learning environment. Written by librarians at Athabasca University, a leading institution in distance education, this book shows how faculty can effectively use digital libraries in their day-to-day work and in the design of electronic courses.
Exploring the Digital Library is filled with information, ideas, and
Discusses how information and communication technologies are transforming scholarship communicationProvides suggestions for integrating digital libraries into teaching and course developmentDescribes approaches to promoting information literacy skills and integrating these skills across the curriculumOutlines the skills and knowledge required in digital library useSuggests opportunities for faculty and librarians to collaborate in the online educational environment