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e-Partnerships: Library information acquisition in the comfort of students' digital homes PROCEEDINGS

, , Edith Cowan University, Australia

Global Learn, in Penang, Malaysia ISBN 978-1-880094-79-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)


Abstract: This paper presents a case study of how a university lecturer and a faculty librarian built upon their shared concerns about first-year students’ lack of information literacy. It describes in some detail their underlying beliefs, which led to this experimental intervention design and the strategic e-partnership. Embedded library podcasts were used to push library information to students. The potential and actual impact of this e-partnership on personalised support for a diverse student body is explored and an argument is presented for e-partnerships among university staff in an effort to better assist first-year higher education students.


Dobozy, E. & Gross, J. (2010). e-Partnerships: Library information acquisition in the comfort of students' digital homes. In Z. Abas, I. Jung & J. Luca (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010--Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 312-319). Penang, Malaysia: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 15, 2018 from .


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