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Support for users within an educational or e-learning context

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUser Studies for Digital Library Development
EditorsMilena Dobreva, Andy O'Dwyer, Pierluigi Feliciati
Publisherfacet publishing
Pages179-88
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-85604-926-9
ISBN (Print)978-1-85604-765-4
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012

Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of popular digital resources in learning and the transition to elearning examining the changing needs of users in this process. A case study of Jorum and Open Educational resources is used to illustrate this and concludes with thoughts on the implications for future developments.

    Research areas

  • OER, social media, user support, Jorum, digital libraries, blended learning, open education, higher education, libraries

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