Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning
J Libr Inform Serv Dist Learn
ISSN (printed): 1533-290X. ISSN (electronic): 1533-2918.
The Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning is the first journal to specifically address the issues and concerns of librarians and information specialists in this rapidly growing field. This peer-reviewed quarterly publication delivers substantive articles, essays, book and literature reviews, and research reports. The large and inclusive scope of the journal covers programs and innovations throughout the international community. The large and inclusive scope of the journal covers programs and innovations throughout the international community, and addresses a wide variety of subjects vital to the field, including: collection development strategies; faculty/librarian partnerships; effective use of instructional services and information literacy - in-person, telecast, teleconferencing, videotape, computer-assisted, digital, etc.; successful reference services - telephone, electronic, digital, etc.; cost-effective document delivery strategies, including electronic reserve, desktop delivery, FAX, copyright, interlibrary loan, and more; remote access to electronic resources, proxy servers, linking technologies, etc.; innovations in planning, organizing, and financing services; management of remote/multi-campus sites; multi-institutional teaching and learning centers; consortial, cooperative, and collaborative arrangements; evaluation, assessment, surveying, and statistical analysis; accreditation and use of standards, especially the ACRL Guidelines for Distance Learning Library Services. The Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning is also associated with "The Haworth Press Distance Learning Librarian of the Year Award," awarded in conjunction with the Distance Learning Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries of the American Library Association. This annual award recognizes contributions that support higher education students and programs beyond the traditional library boundaries and is open to individuals working toward the success of distance learning librarianship or related library services.
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