The library and academic research, in particular, have been changed profoundly by the explosion of publishing, the break-neck pace of changes in information deliverytechnology, and the glorious and dauntingly chaotic flowering of information onthe Internet. As libraries, information specialists, media specialists, librarians,and faculty members struggle to keep up with these rapidly proliferating changes,they must moreContinue reading “Learning Communities and Libraries”
Libraries serve at least three roles in learning; firstly they serve a practical role in sharing expensive resources. Physical resources, such as books and periodicals, films and videos,software,electronic databases, specialized tools such as projectors, graphics equipment, cameras are shared by a commuity of users. Human resources, librarians( also known as information specialist) support instructional programsContinue reading “Libraries in blended learning”
Libraries play a vital part in helping people become digital citizens because they are accessible and trusted institutions in the community. They provide free access to learning. Lifelong learning and knowledge creation have long formed the core of library services (Lomax, 2020). Present libraries are working under invariably changing e-environments. Rapid advances in modernized technologiesContinue reading “Digital Libraries and Digital Literacy”
My name is Lindiwe Mabuya, I am an Information Specialist at an Academic library.
What is an online learning? and what does this mean for libraries?
The world is changing, 4th Industrial Revolution is here. What impact will this have on our physical libraries and on service delivery?
Will users have have full open access on all online resources? Creative commons licensing and copyright.