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Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0 by Tara Brabazon

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The invisible (wo)man

Tara Brabazon and Nazlin Bhimani

Abstract:

This chapter presents an interview with the librarian, Nazlin Bhimani. She presents her models and strategies for academics and students to improve their engagement with online resources.

Key words

libraries

librarians

information literacy

information management

new media

Most work in universities is invisible. A good undergraduate lecture takes many hours to transform a drab monologue into the foundation for student learning, combining relevant scholarly literature and appropriate media. A considered postgraduate seminar requires continual reflection about group dynamics and the integration of each week’s topic into the arc of the course. Distance education demands labour-intensive ...

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