Changing the Scope of Library Instruction in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

  • Swati Bhattacharyya
  • K. Rama Patnaik
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  • ISBN-10: 1522528032
  • ISBN-13: 9781522528036
  • DDC: 025.5677
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 286 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released January 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The current digital age is impacting the contents and delivery of instructional service in many ways. Instructional sessions not only describe various features of a resource, but also bring issues like the ethical use of information, copyrights, and the value of open knowledge to light. Librarians are required to help users to learn use these tools. This title provides emerging information on data visualization tools, creating effective instructions, and instructional design in library sciences. While highlighting the challenges of effectively training new and seasoned librarians in these various aspects of data technology and teaching methods, readers will learn the importance of giving librarians the tools they need to complete their new responsibilities. This book is an important resource for entry level and seasoned librarians, researchers, and instructional design specialists seeking current research on up to date library instruction in the modern technology age.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Library and Information Science (ALIS) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Designing Library Instructions: Theories and Best Practices.
1: Leveraging Library Instruction in a Digital Age.
2: Librarians and Instructional Design Challenges: Concepts, Examples, and a Flexible Design Framework.
3: Backward Planning, Forward Motion.
Library Instructions: Cases.
4: Enabling Scholarship in the Digital Age: A Case for Libraries Creating Value at HBS.
5: Exploring Opportunities in Health Science Information Instructional Outreach: A Case Study Highlighting One Academic Library’s Experience.
6: Crafting a Framework for Copyright Literacy and Licensed Content: A Case Study at an Advanced Management Education and Research Library.
Media Use for the Delivery of Library Instructions.
7: Contemporary Media for Library Users’ Instruction in Academic Libraries in South-West Nigeria: Contemporary Library Instruction in the Digital Age.
Educational Requirements for Instructional Librarians.
8: Educating Caribbean Librarians to Provide Library Education in a Dynamic Information Environment.
Library Instructions and Mobile Technologies.
9: Library in Your Pocket Delivery of Instruction Service Through Library Mobile Apps: A World in Your Pocket.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.