Embedded Librarian In Higher Education Institutions

Shahril Effendi Ibrahim, and Fazli Omar, Embedded Librarian In Higher Education Institutions. In: International Conference on Libraries: “Openness Paradigm: Emerging Knowledge Ecologies", 25th- 26th August 2015, Vistana Hotel, Penang, Malaysia.

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The roles of librarians in this modern and ubiquitous digital information era have been changed. The new environment of abundant and ubiquitous information offers librarians to provide a new mode of librarianship. This paper intends to discuss on the concept of embedded librarianship particularly in higher education institutions. The driving factors and attributes of embedded librarianship will be also discussed. The role of embedded librarians in higher institutions will be also explained. Sustaining embedded librarian in organisation and embedded librarian in distance education environment will be also discussed. Finally, a practice of embedded librarian in Dar al-Hikmah Library in International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) will be briefly highlighted in this paper.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Embedded librarian, Embedded instruction, Traditional library services, Higher education institutions, Distance education
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions: Tan Sri Dr. Abdullah Sanusi Digital Library
Depositing User: Mr. Muhamad Hafiz Morad
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2015 06:58
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 05:36
URI: http://library.oum.edu.my/repository/id/eprint/1036

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