Academic librarians can play a key role in the adjustment to online learning: they can assist faculty with transferring courses to online (or hybrid) format, and provide collaboration opportunities for students. Librarians should create a library resource strategy to help maintain consistent, engaging learning in lieu of in-person classes.
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As we adjust to an online focus, collection development should include a digital asset management plan. For example, your collection should include resources that are free and available without copyright requirements. During a recent project, we found that a University’s special collections were often in digital formats.
Below is a link to original anatomy diagrams that can be used as primary research materials (sample image below):Traité complet de l’anatomie de l’homme comprenant la medecine operatoire, par le docteur Bourgery. Avec planches lithographiées d’après nature par N.H. Jacob. Students could use this free resource if it was integrated into their scholarly workspace.
ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
If you need a structured outreach process, visit the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. We are researching this subject to uncover the ways online learning will be applied to higher education. We are very interested in your perspective!
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