Developing Library and Information Services for Distance Education
Distance education (DE) has revolutionised and democratised the delivery and accessibility of education, and has also changed how critical support services, such as library and information service, are provided. This guide examines distance librarianship (DL) from two perspectives: • How library services contribute to distance education • Ways librarians can deliver effective distance library service, and the issues affecting delivery
AuthorWatson, Elizabeth F
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