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The End of Wisdom? by David Baker, Wendy Evans

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Chapter 12

New Trends in Higher Education

Can Information Professionals Rise to the Challenge?

Evgenia Vassilakaki     Department of Library Science and Information Systems, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece

Abstract

The landscape in higher education is experiencing, for the past few years, some radical changes mainly due to technological developments. Specifically, the incorporation of virtual learning environments, the implementation of course management systems and the offering of Massive Open Online Courses have introduced a new, dynamic and globalised way of promoting teaching and research. In this ever-changing environment the need for academic libraries and information professionals to rise to the challenge and continue ...

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