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Senior citizens embrace change and make a new technology work for them

Wendy Nasmith, Mary Parkinson, Glen Walker
2008 Electronic library  
There is a perception that "Seniors" are reluctant to change but a recent Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind pilot project to test an internet-connected digital talking book player with borrowers  ...  This positive attitude to change by seniors was also reinforced in a survey of library users and non-users conducted by the Foundation.  ...  A survey of RNZFB library users and nonusers, and a Digital Talking Book Trial. The results from both the survey and the trial showed seniors are not afraid of technology or change.  ... 
doi:10.1108/02640470810910693 fatcat:qbm5seergnhlnjkj35iieexs2m

Digital Literacy and Public Policy through the Library Lens

Marijke Visser
2013 Maine policy review  
for digital literacy instruction.  ...  To support libraries interested in replicating these "learning labs," the MacArthur Foundation has also created a toolkit with resources for libraries and other organizations to develop similar programs  ... 
doi:10.53558/wcuz5068 fatcat:iiqdgvtcyzhnnpc3f4canlbmoq

Towards automatic conceptual personalization tools

Faisal Ahmad, Sebastian de la Chica, Kirsten Butcher, Tamara Sumner, James H. Martin
2007 Proceedings of the 2007 conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '07  
These findings serve to inform the design of personalized instruction tools for digital libraries.  ...  Digital library resources provided the content base for human experts to construct a domain competency model for earthquakes and plate tectonics encoded as a knowledge map.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work is funded in part by the National Science Foundation through NSF Award IIS/ALT 0537194.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1255175.1255268 dblp:conf/jcdl/AhmadCBSM07 fatcat:v66jpncl45dqfh5jwx6obq55vm

Electronic Text Centers

Joan R. Giesecke, Beth McNeil, Gina L. B. Minks
2000 Journal of Library Administration  
ELECTRONIC TEXTS CENTERS What is an Electronic Text Center and why are some libraries establishing them? Electronic Text Centers are both real places, with high-Joan R. Giesecke is Dean  ...  In this article, we will describe a slightly different approach to building digital collections.  ...  Staff person learns about Encoded Archival Description (EAD). 1999 Foundation proposal ''Expanding Digitization and Electronic Text Work'' submitted to NU Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1300/j111v31n02_08 fatcat:3httv6qc5bbwvo4zms3pmom2ju

The NSF National Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Digital Library (NSDL) Program

Lee L. Zia
2005 D-Lib Magazine  
This project is providing the equivalent of a personal digital library, allowing patrons to store digital library holdings together with the associated identifying metadata.  ...  The Computational Science Education Reference Desk . Institution: Shodor Education Foundation Inc. (PI: Robert Panoff).  ... 
doi:10.1045/march2005-zia fatcat:enqbubxylnhwpgc3ddmgqkzjh4

Impact of Overemphasis of Technology on Information Literacy Program: A Study

Bibhuti Kumar Singh
2019 Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services  
lifelong learning and a skill to use information effectively rather than giving more emphasis on technology,which can only make a computer literate who may be expert in using computer, but may not be  ...  This paper argues that the concept of Information Literacy has been in use before the Information Explosion and it should be treated as an ability to understand the intricacies of information, as a tool for  ...  These tutorials sometimes replace or supplement in person library instruction session.  ... 
doi:10.51983/ijiss.2019.9.s1.571 fatcat:2mhlb7zeq5bulhcjdtzhwtb7we

The Shape of Services to Come: Values-Based Reference Service for the Largely Digital Library

Chris D. Ferguson, Charles A. Bunge
1997 College and Research Libraries  
holistic computing environments, delivering core services through the network, making technology work for all, and collaborating across administrative lines.  ...  Much has been said about the technological dimensions of the largely digital library of the future, but little has been said about the service values librarians must advance to make this environment work  ...  But if the person begins in a computer user room, he or she is much closer to one-stop shopping, albeit with the potential for loss due to the lack of on-site reference or instructional assistance.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.58.3.252 fatcat:vbnrleh5tzaclnilf5dfragmbq

PROMISING LIBRARY PRACTICES: ASSESSING AND INSTRUCTING DIGITAL PROBLEM SOLVING

Jill Castek, Gloria E. Jacobs
2018 International Journal on Innovations in Online Education  
with digital tools in libraries for the wider public more generally.  ...  with digital tools in libraries for the wider public more generally.  ...  A structured assessment can also provide librarians, library staff, and volunteers with knowledge about how much in-person support an individual may need in order to be successful with a given digital  ... 
doi:10.1615/intjinnovonlineedu.2019029875 fatcat:yslpvv6chfhx3nhy3w3f3kirw4

Analyzing Public Library Service Interactions to Improve Public Library Customer Service and Technology Systems

Holly Kristin Arnason, Louise Reimer
2012 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
Conclusions – Technology help is a core customer need for Edmonton Public Library, with requests varying in complexity and sometimes resolved with instruction.  ...  Further analysis revealed significant library customer need for help with Internet workstations and printing.  ...  computers that ended with personal talk between a customer and a staff member.  ... 
doi:10.18438/b8np6t fatcat:ko4qomjrrnfa5bjub3torypohq

SELECTIONS FROM ERIC

ERIC Clearinghouse
2017 Education Libraries  
Although making college libraries accessible by computer appears simple to laymen, developing a fully digitized library is not simple.  ...  ;s ' desire for hard copy persists.  ...  AskERIC and the Virtual Library : Lessons for Emerging Digital Libraries. Internet Research, v5 n1 p56-63.  ... 
doi:10.26443/el.v19i3.91 fatcat:6tthtrj2szbbhe3igty4qb6j6y

Are High-Impact Practices Library Programs the Next Disruptive Innovation for Instruction Programs?

Stefanie Metko
2018 Journal of New Librarianship  
As the landscape within higher education continues to shift and learning success initiatives become more distributed and complex, many library instruction programs are faced with difficult choices.  ...  This article briefly introduces the theory of disruptive innovation and questions whether high-impact library instruction practices (HIPs) have the potential to be a disruptive innovation.  ...  Library instruction itself has followed an evolutionary path within this niche, gaining a foothold during the rise of the personal computer and later during the one-shot era where librarians partnered  ... 
doi:10.21173/newlibs/4/17 fatcat:hyebnmfln5endewznccaqdlssu

Enhancing distance learning using quality digital libraries and CITIDEL [chapter]

John A. N. Lee, John Impagliazzo, Lillian Cassel, Edward Fox, Lee Giles, Deborah Knox, Manuel Pérez-Quiñones
2003 Quality Education @ a Distance  
The rapid growth of digital libraries worldwide, coupled with the NSDL initiative and the CITIDEL project, make digital libraries ideal resources for distance education and learning.  ...  The Computing and Information Technology Interactive Digital Educational Library (CITIDEL) project is responsible for the computing content collection of the overall NSDL initiative.  ...  With searches covering the entire ACM Digital Library, the IEEE Computer Society Digital Library, as well as NCSTRDL, NDLTD (2003) , CSTC, and other collections of resources, CITIDEL provides access to  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35700-3_7 dblp:conf/ifip3-6/LeeICFGKP03 fatcat:ndbx3tnxffchlpquq5x4mb73gm

IT media for the development of technical education in Iraq

Hassan B. Hashim
2017 International Journal of Advanced Technology and Engineering Exploration  
and misused mutually by instructive foundations and specialized with the organizations that consent to the foundation of the association.  ...  Importance of (virtual library) in the distance learning process A virtual library is a library that captures the sources of digital information, whether produced in digital form or changed over into advanced  ... 
doi:10.19101/ijatee.2017.432006 fatcat:jmgvq5kxznc73jflvirrycvwmu

The Role of Digital Libraries in Moving Toward Knowledge Environments [chapter]

Edward A. Fox, Marcos André Gonçalves, Rao Shen
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Information Science unfold through digital libraries.  ...  We illustrate how suitable knowledge environments can be more easily prepared as instances of these meta-models, resulting in usable and useful DLs, including for education, computing, and archaeology.  ...  Acknowledgements The work discussed in this paper was funded in part by the US National Science Foundation through grants DUE-0333531, 0121741, 0136690, 0121679; IIS-0325579, 0086227, 0080748, 0002935,  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-31842-2_11 fatcat:a27lr6lllrapxcqxghj4c5jwxu

Enacting Change: A Study of the Implementation of e-Readers and an Online Library in two Canadian High School Classrooms

Serina Patterson, Devon Stokes-Bennett, Ray Siemens, James Nahachewsky
2010 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
of a customized and purposespecific online library for two selected high school classrooms at a time when such systems did not exist for this purpose.  ...  In this paper the authors discuss their interdisciplinary pilot project entitled 'Teaching for the 21st Century: A Pilot Project on E-Reading with SD62' that engaged in the development and implementation  ...  Computers are not ideal personal reading mediums, and so materials were transferred from the online library to the more manageable personal e-readers.  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.7977 fatcat:o3et6sxurrabta6tzwhnqwhc6m
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