- 15th May 2008
- 291mm x 156mm x 21mm
Libraries without Walls 7: Exploring Anytime, Anywhere Delivery of Library Services
1. Introduction - Peter Brophy 2. Keynote address: Disciplines, documents and data: emerging roles for libraries in the scholarly information infrastructure - Christine L. Borgman 3. Denmark's Electronic Research Library: implementation of userfriendly integrated search systems in Denmark - Bo Öhrström 4. An African experience in providing a digital library service: the African Virtual University (AVU) example - Pauline Ngimwa 5. Project StORe: expectations, a solution and some predicted impact from opening up the research data portfolio - Graham Pryor 6. Publishing, policy and people: overcoming challenges facing institutional repository development - Margaret Markland, Jayne Burgess, Sarah Taylor and Helen Standish 7. Libraries as a social space: enhancing the experience of distance learners using social software - Jane Secker and Gwyneth Price 8. The rise of recommendation and review: a place in online library environments? - Kara Jones and Kate Robinson 9. Re-usable learning objects for information literacy: are they practical? - Nancy Graham 10. An introduction to the LearnHigher Centre for Teaching & Learning (CETL), with particular reference to the information literacy learning area and its work on information literacy audits at Manchester Metropolitan University - Bob Glass and Jillian R. Griffiths 11. Information skills through electronic environments: considerations, pitfalls and benefits - Maggie Smart and Cath Hunt 12. Development of information-related competencies in European open and distance learning institutions: selected findings - Sirje Virkus 13. Improving information retrieval with dialogue mapping and concept mapping tools - Virpi Palmgren, Kirsi Heino and Jouni Nevalainen 14. Public libraries, learning and the creative citizen: a European perspective - Robert Davies and Geoff Butters 15. A user-centred approach to the evaluation of digital cultural maps: the case of the VeriaGrid system - Rania Siatri, Emmanouel Garoufallou, Ioannis Trohopoulos and Panos Balatsoukas 16. The process of assessment of the quality, usability and impact of electronic services and resources: a Quality Attributes approach - Jillian R. Griffiths 17. Reaching the unreachable in India: effective information delivery service model of DELNET and the challenges ahead - Sangeeta Kaul 18. Breaking through the walls: current developments in library service delivery: observations from a Sri Lankan perspective - Kamani Perera 19. Meeting users' needs online in real-time: a dream of librarians in the developing world - Anusha Wijayaratne 20. Information Central: a service success case study - Susan Robbins 21. Discrete library services for international students: how can exclusivity lead to inclusivity? - Moira Bent, Marie Scopes and Karen Senior 22. Are we ethical? A workshop on the ethical challenges of providing library services to distance learners - Gill Needham and Kay Johnson 23. Involving users in a technical solution to help assess the accessibility of websites - Jenny Craven and Jillian R. Griffiths 24. The reality of managing change: the transition to Intute - Caroline Williams.
Peter Brophy BSc HonFCLIP FCLIP FRSA FHEA is Professor of Information Management in the Department of Information and Communications at Manchester Metropolitan University, where he is also Director of the Centre for Research in Library and Information Management (CERLIM).
Jenny Craven MA MCLIP is a Research Associate at CERLIM, Manchester Metropolitan University.
Margaret Markland MSc was until recently a Research Associate at CERLIM, Manchester Metropolitan University.
"All in all, there is some interesting material here, something for everyone, in fact...The collection will interest those involved in e-learning and information literacy most, perhaps, with one or two of the papers of value to those more generally concerned with digital library developments."
"Another sound, well organised book for practitioners emanating from the reputable stable of CILIP…In conclusion, an interesting, if often technical, work in an area of growing concern and relevance to LIS practitioners."
New Library World
"...The papers included here serve as helpful stand-alone case studies and discourse in delivering services to the distributed learning communities. But by being brought together they interweave; ideas sparked by reading one paper are further provoked and challenged by reading another, resulting in a cumulative effect which leaves the reader with a critical overview of the contemporary issues and practice"