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E-learning librarian: suggested basic bibliography

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Aiming to offer basic reading material which outlines and contextualizes  changes  currently reshaping not only the librarian profile and subsequently LIS education structures elearningbut also Library and Information Science career trends and realities, I’ve put together the following bibliography on XXI century librarian/information professional new skill sets and ……


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  1. Janice Flahiff said,

    Am confused.This (Below) was in the WordPress Reader version, but don’t see this at your site.(The bibliography itself doesn’t seem to appear above)

    Guess I don’t know where the bibliography (below) is at your blog. I’d like to know where this bibliography is at your blog for future reference. Thank you for your help.

    Looks to be a good list, thank you!

    Aiming to offer basic reading material which outlines and contextualizes changes currently reshaping not only the librarian profile and subsequently LIS education structures elearningbut also Library and Information Science career trends and realities, I’ve put together the following bibliography on XXI century librarian/information professional new skill sets andextended career perspectives in … among others the e-learning field.

    The purpose of selecting a limited but nevertheless representative sample of current LIS bilbiography is to offer a comprehensive guide to the new coordinates of the LIS profession as dictated by the technological and pedagogical advancements and under the Web 2.0 social influence and implications on both education and professional qualifications.

    Alfrih,F. (2010). The role of academic libraries in supporting distance learning in Saudi higher education: a case study approach. [Doctoral Thesis] Loughborough University. Available at

    Arabasz, P. & Pirani, J. (2003). Supporting E-Learning in Higher Education. [Research Study] Educause Center for Applied Research. Volume 3. Available at

    Argentati, C. (1999). Library-University Partnerships in Distance Learning. Available at

    Basaglia, T. (2010). E-learning and Libraries. WSIS Forum. CERN Scientific Information Service, Geneva. [Presentation]. Available at

    Bell, S. J., & Shank, J. D. (2007). Academic librarianship by design: A blended librarian’s guide to the tools and techniques. Chicago: American Library Association. Available at

    Bewick L. & Corrall S. (2010). Developing librarians as teachers: A study of their pedagogical knowledge, Journal of Librarianship and Information Science June 2010 42: 97-110. Available at

    Biddiscombe, R. (2002) “Learning support professionals: the changing role of subject specialists in UK academic libraries”, Program: electronic library and information systems, Vol. 36 Iss: 4, pp.228 – 235. Available at

    Brophy, P., Markland, M., & Jones, C. (2003). Link ER Linking Digital Libraries and Virtual Learning Environments: Evaluation and Review Final report: Formative Evaluation of the DiVLE Programme. deliverable D5, LinkER project. CERLIM Centre for Research in Library & Information Management, available at: www. cerlim. ac. uk/projects/linker/linkerd5_master.doc

    Buehler, M. A. (2004). Where is the library in course management software?. Journal of Library Administration, 41(1-2), 75-84. Permalink

    Bueno, G., Robertson, J. & Boon, S.(2012). The roles of libraries and information professionals in Open Educational Resources (OER) initiatives. [Report]. University of Strathclyde. Available at

    Chartofilaka, M. (2012). Quality assurance in the production pf open and distance learning educational material: Setting standards for quality content.[Doctoral Thesis]. Hellenic Open University. Available at

    Comba, V. (2009). E-TUTORSHIPS AND E-LEARNING: RE-SKILLING LIBRARIANS FOR INTERACTIVE COMMUNICATION IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS. In: Strategies for regenerating the library and information profession. Eight World Conference on Continuing Professional development and Workplace learning for the Library and Information Profession, 18-20 August 2009, Bologna Italy. K.G.Saur, pp. 279-288. [Book chapter] Available at

    Corrall, S. & Keates, J. (2011) “The subject librarian and the virtual learning environment: A study of UK universities”, Program: electronic library and information systems, Vol. 45 Iss: 1, pp.29 – 49. Available at

    Coysh, Sarah and Jeffery, Betty Decanting the Library within a Course management System (CMS)., 2008 . In WILU 2008: 37th Workshop on Instruction in Library Use, UBC Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia (Canada), May 14-16, 2008. (Unpublished) [Presentation] Available at

    Currier, S. (2002). Libraries and e-learning: be inspired by INSPIRAL. Library and Information Research, 26(82), 4-15. Available at

    Dempsey, J. V., Fisher, S. F., Wright, D. E., & Anderton, E. K. (2008). Training and Support, Obstacles, and Library Impacts on eLearning Activities. College Student Journal, 42(2), 630-636. Available at

    Doan, T. & Ferry, K. (2006). Providing One-Stop Shopping for the Faculty’s Teaching Needs. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Information Supply 16(4):57. Available at

    Dodd, L. (2007). The future of librarianship : moving out of the library and into the faculty : how problem-based learning is transforming the traditional role. [Journal Article] SCONUL. Available at

    Domínguez-Aroca, M. I. (2005). La biblioteca universitaria ante el nuevo modelo de aprendizaje: docentes y bibliotecarios, aprendamos juntos porque trabajamos juntos. RED: Revista de Educación a Distancia, 4(IV).Available at

    Fang, H. (2013). Information Service in E-learning Environments Based On the Faculty-Librarian. Cooperation. Available at

    Fang, X. S. (2006). Collaborative Role of the Academic Librarian in Distance Learning: Analysis on an Information Literacy Tutorial in WebCT. Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship, v.7 no.2. Available at

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2011). E-learning Methodologies: A guide for designing and developing e-learning courses. FAO Corporate Document Repository. Available at

    Freeman, M. & Parker, L. (2004). Blended Learning: Blended Resources – a Collaborative Approach to Supporting Students. Networked Learning Conference 2004. [Research Paper]. Available at

    Gibbons, S. (2005). Chapter 3: Integration of Libraries and Course-Management Systems. Library Technology Reports, 41(3), 12-20. Available at

    Gibbons, S. (2005). Chapter 5: Strategies for the Library: CMS Integration Barriers. Library Technology Reports, 41(3), 24-32. Available at

    Hapke, Thomas ‘In-formation’ of Better Learning Environments – the Educational Role of the University Library., 2005 [Preprint]Available at

    Hegarty, N. & Quinlan, N. (2006) Librarians Outside The Box: Waterford Institute Of Technology’s Library based
    Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Training & Development Programme. New Library World, 107 (1/2). pp. 37-47. Available at

    Ioakimidi, M. (2006). Supply and demand analysis for educational services: the role of technology and new forms of education. [Doctoral Thesis] Piraeus University. Available at

    Joint, N. (2005) “Strategic approaches to digital libraries and virtual learning environments (VLEs)”, Library Review, Vol. 54 Iss: 1, pp.5 – 9. Available at

    Kinnie, J. (2006, August). The embedded librarian: Bringing library services to distance learners. In 22nd Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning (pp. 2-4). Available at

    Kokkinos, D. (2005). Comparison of open universities in Europe emphasizing in their library services.In 3rd International Conference on Open and Distance Learning, Πάτρα (GR), 11-13 Νοεμβρίου 2005. [Conference paper] Available at

    Levy, P., & Roberts, S. (Eds.). (2005). Developing the new learning environment: the changing role of the academic librarian. London: Facet. Available at

    Littlejohn, A. (2005). Key issues in the design and delivery of
    technology-enhanced learning. [Book chapter]Facet Publishing. Available at

    Lovett, D. G. (2004). Library involvement in the implementation of a course management system. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 23(1), 1-11. Available at

    Maccoll, J. (2001). Virtuous learning environments: the library and the VLE. Program: electronic library and information systems, 35(3), 227-239. Available at

    MacIsaac, P. L. (2011). Maximizing library presence while minimizing online maintenance. Available at

    Markgraf, J. S. (2002). Collaboration between distance education faculty and the library: One size does not fit all. Journal of library administration, 37(3-4), 451-464. Permalink

    Markgraf, J. S. (2005). Librarian participation in the online classroom. Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 9(1-2), 5-19. Permalink

    Markland, M. (2003) “Embedding online information resources in Virtual Learning Environments: some implications for lecturers and librarians of the move towards delivering teaching in the online environment”Information Research, 8(4), paper no. 158. Available at:

    Masson, A. (2009) “VRE library services: Learning from supporting VLE users”, Library Hi Tech, Vol. 27 Iss: 2, pp.217 – 227. Available at

    Papadakis, S. (2010). Online educational resource development: supporting the educator. [Doctoral Thesis] Hellenic Open University. Available at

    Pérez Cervera, M. (2012). Una aproximación al data curation y el rol del bibliotecario en su implantación: el caso de la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.[Master thesis] Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Available at

    Piña, A. A. (2007). Course management systems: Overview and implications for libraries. Library Hi Tech News, 24(5), 7-9. Available at

    Pirani, J. (2004). Supporting E-learning in higher education. EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research. Available at

    Queen’s University Library (2011). The Role of Librarians in e-Learning. [Wiki] Available at

    Riedel, T. (2002). Added value, multiple choices: Librarian/faculty collaboration in online course development. Journal of library administration, 37(3-4), 477-487. Permalink

    Ritchie, A. (2011). The Library’s role and challenges in implementing an elearning strategy: a case study from northern Australia. Health Information & Libraries Journal, 28(1), 41-49. Available at

    Sánchez Tarragó, Nancy El profesional de la información en los contextos educativos de la sociedad del aprendizaje : espacios y competencias. ACIMED, 2005, vol. 13, n. 2. [Journal article (On-line/Unpaginated)]Available at

    Sánchez´-Suárez, José A. Las bibliotecas universitarias en un entorno de enseñanza virtual., 2008 . In 11es Jornades Catalanes d’Informació i Documentació, Barcelona, 22- 23 mayo 2008. [Conference paper] Available at

    Santos González, P. (2009). Definición y diseño de una plataforma de elearning basada en el estudio del estado actual de las TIC y su aplicación en la enseñanza. [Thesis] Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Available at

    Saumure, K. & Shiri, A. (2006) “Integrating digital libraries and virtual learning environments”, Library Review, Vol. 55 Iss: 8, pp.474 – 488. Available at

    Secker, J. (2005) DELIVERing library resources to the virtual learning environment. Program: electronic library and information systems, 39 (1). pp. 39-49. Available at

    Sen, S. (2009). Academic Libraries in e-Teaching and e-Learning. ICAL–Vision and roles of the future academic libraries, 176-179. Available at

    Shank, J. D., & Dewald, N. H. (2003). Establishing our presence in courseware: Adding library services to the virtual classroom. Information Technology and Libraries, 22(1), 38-43. Available at

    Sharifabadi,S. R. (2006) “How digital libraries can support e-learning”, Electronic Library, The, Vol. 24 Iss: 3, pp.389 – 401. Available at

    Shepley, S. E. (2009). Building a Virtual Campus: Librarians as Collaborators in Online Course Development and Learning. Journal of Library Administration, 49(1-2), 89–95. Available at

    Signorelli, P. (2011). E-Learning: The Product of a Risk Is a Lesson. [Online Article]American Libraries Magazine. Available at

    Tucci, V. (2011). Faculty/Librarian Collaboration: Catalyst for Student Learning and Librarian Growth. Science & Technology Libraries, Vol. 30, Iss.3, 2011. Available at

    Vatnal, R. M. (2004). Developing Library and Information Services for E-Learning Environment. 2nd International CALIBER, New Delhi. Available at

    Wagner, N. L., Hassanein, K., & Head, M. M. (2008). Who is Responsible for E-Learning Success in Higher Education? A Stakeholders’ Analysis. Educational Technology & Society, 11(3), 26-36. Available at

    • Lia Sant said,

      Hello Janice and welcome to my online space!
      Thank you for your truly constructive observation regarding accessibility of the recently elearning selected bibliography. Following your comments, it can now be reached from the sidebar contents menu.

      Congrats for your blog!! It’s really an amazing content you’ve put together.
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