Chapter 2

Literature Review of Online Learning in Academic Libraries


Online learning refers to instruction that is delivered electronically through various multimedia and Internet platforms and applications. It is used interchangeably with other terms such as web-based learning, e-learning, computer-assisted instruction, and Internet-based learning. This chapter includes a review of the literature published between 2010 and 2015 on online learning in information literacy instruction (ILI) in academic libraries. Information about the landscape of online ILI is presented, including summaries about the technology used to create online instructional resources and the technology used to present and access online instruction. Both limitations ...

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