Virtual Libraries Supporting Student Learning
Gunn, Holly, School Libraries Worldwide
School libraries can exist in two spaces, a physical space or a virtual space. The author argues that students need a virtual library as well as a physical library because of the different learning opportunities that can be supported by virtual libraries. If a virtual library is carefully planned and designed, it can provide a rich learning environment. Although some authors may distinguish between various terms used to describe virtual libraries: digital libraries, electronic libraries, e-libraries, and the broader term virtual library, in this article, the term virtual library is used to describe any managed collection of information sources in an electronic format. Therefore, virtual …
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Publication information: Article title: Virtual Libraries Supporting Student Learning. Contributors: Gunn, Holly - Author. Journal title: School Libraries Worldwide. Volume: 8. Issue: 2 Publication date: July 2002. Page number: 27. © International Association of School Librarianship Jan 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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