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The New Library Science: The Undiscovered Potential for Digital Libraries to Help School Libraries Support Science
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, Wayne State University, United States ; , University of Hawaii, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-60-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

Digital libraries (DLs) are currently in place or being developed for a variety of educational applications. Simultaneously, the continued existence of school libraries media programs (SLMPs) in increasingly in question in the face of educational policy priorities. The marriage of DLs and SLMPs can be particularly powerful in aid the improvement of science achievemetn, a stated national priority. The proposed paper will define and situate the term "educational digital libraries," and discuss the ways in which sustained use through school libraries and lessons learned from preliminary original research conducted in .middle schools in Michigan, USA.

Citation

Mardis, M. & Hoffman, E. (2006). The New Library Science: The Undiscovered Potential for Digital Libraries to Help School Libraries Support Science. In T. Reeves & S. Yamashita (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2006--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 726-733). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 11, 2019 from .

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