New Approaches to E-Reserve

New Approaches to E-Reserve

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Aimed at academic library practitioners, this book describes how e-reserve services can evolve and adapt to the changing virtual learning environment of higher education. New approaches discussed include: the integration of subscribed, free, and copyrighted resources within course management systems; innovative employment of open URL link resolvers to connect e-reserve with library e-resources and services; video streaming within course documents; and the creative use of bibliographic software to produce customized reading lists. New Approaches to E-Reserve includes detailed descriptions and extensive step-by-step illustrations in order to provide readers with the tools needed to implement the techniques covered within. These combine to offer practical insight into common issues faced by academic institutions worldwide. In addition to an overview of practices and an update on new developments in e-reserve, a discussion of strategy, policy and organizational change extends this booka€™s relevance to a much broader theme: the strategic management of current and future technological changes in tertiary education. Provides practical a€œhow to advice, with appropriate illustrations Offers realistic suggestions for strategic moves to integrate services, respond to user needs, and collaborate with potential stakeholders within and outside the institution The authors possess wide-ranging skills in audio, visual and information services in academic libraries, administrative experience with organization change and up-to-date knowledge of technologies relevant to the academic libraryBecause iTunes was designed for music content and has been developed to now distribute video content as well, iTunes U is a ... PDF format is generally used to deliver PDF versions of PowerPoint lecture slides, or transcripts of accompanying audio visual content. ... Duke utilizes Blackboard and the iTunes U building block to log students in automatically from Blackboard to iTunes U, and Stanford usesanbsp;...

Title:New Approaches to E-Reserve
Author:Ophelia Cheung, Dana Thomas, Susan Patrick
Publisher:Elsevier - 2010-09-22


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