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Public libraries' role in supporting e-learning and spreading lifelong education: a case study

El-Shaimaa Talaat Abumandour
2020 Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching & Learning  
PurposePublic libraries play a pivotal role in supporting education and literacy. They provide numerous services, activities, collections and resources for education and leisure.  ...  The author showed special interest to the case of e-learning in the BA, as it is a regional public library.  ...  These trials could be a positive sign that public libraries are promising key players in developing and supporting e-learning education in different fields not only in LIS.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jrit-06-2019-0063 fatcat:5w4khvcn45fzjop5nfs3nanyji

UK access to UK research

Frederick Friend
2007 Serials: The Journal for the Serials Community  
The survey indicates that UK researchers and learners may not have access to around one-third of publications by researchers in other UK universities.  ...  The taxpayer might assume that taxes used to support research would guarantee access for all citizensor at least all researchers and learners -to publications derived from that research.  ... 
doi:10.1629/20231 fatcat:froxjlq3snheroy4brcm3ma22m

Improving access to information for everyone at all times: the case of Inspire in the UK

Sally Curry
2011 Interlending & document supply  
Inspire provides a service for learners and researchers at all stages of their lives and careers to improve access to information and library collections across all types of library by means of proactive  ...  public libraries and learners alike.  ...  Public libraries may have many of the materials needed to support learners but they cannot hold everything.  ... 
doi:10.1108/02641611111138879 fatcat:6zmb2o2glzdsxmr3r3bzruothe

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2021 Ethical and Methodological Issues in Researching Young Language Learners in School Contexts  
Description: Bristol, UK; Blue Ridge Summit: Multilingual Matters, 2021. | LC ebook record available at https://lccn.loc.gov/2020052319 British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue entry  ...  EARLY LANGUAGE LEARNING IN SCHOOL CONTEXTS: 6 Bristol • Blue Ridge Summit DOI https://doi.org/10.21832/PINTER1425 Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data A catalog record for this book is available  ... 
doi:10.21832/9781800411432-fm fatcat:ss64zt4rhzbfhmw63icb2v6p5q

LIBRARIES, SOCIAL SOFTWARE AND DISTANCE LEARNERS: BLOG IT, TAG IT, SHARE IT!

Jane Secker, Gwyneth Price
2007 New Review of Information Networking  
It also considers the key issues in supporting distance learners' use of libraries and whether social software might provide solutions.  ...  literacy support.  ...  The funding to put in place the IT infrastructure in UK public libraries (The People's Network) means that all public libraries have internet access.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13614570701754536 fatcat:ggdj4nxwnnac3b6tgq2m4ftxz4

'Quick Reads' May Promote Literacy without Stigma: Findings from Eight UK Public Libraries

Stephanie Jane Hall
2006 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
"UK Public Libraries: Roles in Adult Literacy Provision." Journal of Librarianship and Information Science 36.1 (March 2004): 37-46.  ...  Setting – Eight public libraries in the UK involved in literacy service provision or reader development services. Subjects – Eight senior staff members in charge of library literacy programming.  ...  Setting -Eight public libraries in the UK involved in literacy service provision or reader development services. Subjects -Eight senior staff members in charge of library literacy programming.  ... 
doi:10.18438/b8d59m fatcat:rrrezjgwbrgxzlgqjfhrrehhyi

Page 31 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 4 [page]

1995 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
JP 4252 Supporting literacy services in NSW public libraries. S. Scott. Link-up, Dec 94, p.16-19. il.refs.  ...  A prototype for public library service to young children was developed to ensure that they receive services and support that help prepare them for success in school and to become lifelong learners.  ... 

Supporting lifelong learning in public libraries across Europe

Juliet Eve, Margo de Groot, Anne‐Marie Schmidt
2007 Library Review  
Results suggest there is a significant role for libraries to play in supporting both ICT skills and wider information literacy learning.  ...  Purpose: This paper presents findings from the European project PuLLS (Public Libraries in the Learning Society), funded by the EU's Socrates programme.  ...  Public libraries and lifelong learning Public libraries have an established history of supporting individual and informal learners, and so can also be expected to play an important part in the current  ... 
doi:10.1108/00242530710750581 fatcat:meatslxg5ngbfkazgewmhplyby

The British Library and E-Learning

Lynne Brindley
2005 IFLA Journal  
The British Library is a major international research library, a national cultural institution, an essential resource for science, technology and innovation, and a key component of the UK library system  ...  Learner support -e-learning can also incorporate advice, guidance, planning. For example, in the UK, the People's Network is planning a National Enquiry Service.  ...  To coincide with the exhibition we also produced a wonderful facsimile copy of the Gospels which is currently touring around public libraries in the North East.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0340035205052639 fatcat:nsxgubkz2vco3fxcsh5w34kv3q

Place, Space and Time: Adult Education Experiences of Learners and Librarians in South African Public Libraries

Mary Nassimbeni, Bev May
2009 Libri  
Drawing on results of a national survey, this article examines adult education in South African public libraries from the perspective of adult learners and librarians.  ...  It is concluded that, in spite of the modest scale of the interventions, the impact is sufficiently encouraging to recommend intensifying and spreading initiatives in the public library's drive for social  ...  The study by Dutch and Muddiman of the use of information communication technologies (ICTs) in public libraries in the UK shows that successful outreach projects had in common extra staffing support with  ... 
doi:10.1515/libr.2009.003 fatcat:dhafhtn47bcbboyd5ppahheq5e

Page 19 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 7 [page]

1994 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
UK public libraries. study was reported in Library Management, 13 (4) 1992, 4-5 (LISA ref. 9303468).  ...  adult learners: a guide to library staff competencies workshop, on the training needs of staff involved with supporting adult learners and delivering open learning.  ... 

Perceptions of the nature of university learner support practices: Staff and students' voices

Richard Ouma, Gustavo Cunha de Araújo
2020 Cogent Education  
The incorporation of staff and students' views is so central in the transformation of learner support management and delivery in distance education.  ...  This study explored the staff and students' perceptions of the nature of learner support in distance education at Uganda Martyrs University in Uganda.  ...  PUBLIC INTEREST STATEMENT Considering staff and students' views is so central to inform a steady improvement of learner support provision in distance education.  ... 
doi:10.1080/2331186x.2020.1812473 fatcat:jt6voasv5fc25kt4n5z5xpudd4

Page 11 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 1 [page]

1992 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
Examines public library services to adult learners outside Japan, especially in the USA and UK.  ...  USA and UK 92/144 Public library services for adult learners in foreign countries [in Japanese]. Mitsuhiro Oda. Toshokan-Kai (The Library World), 42 (4) Nov 90, 260-268. 44 refs.  ... 

The Information Environment of Distance Learners: A Literature Review

Olugbade Oladokun
2014 Creative Education  
It is in this respect that this review of literature seeks to examine the information needs of distance learners.  ...  It also peeps into the information (seeking) behaviour culminating in how the information needs of distance learners are met.  ...  Public library services and support were also assessed.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ce.2014.55040 fatcat:7cdptxav7jee7jz2ntavmkxbwi

Page 28 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 5 [page]

1995 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
L’ $483 The use of IT in staff training and in support of adult independent learners in Portugal, Spain and the UK.  ...  The UK Library Association is a campaign ‘Library Power’ in Jan 1995.  ... 
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