Tag Archives: Online Graduate Students

Building community through blogs and discussion boards

Without the Internet there would be no online graduate students, so it is not surprising that that we embrace emerging technologies. How then do we use emerging technologies to build our community and share information? Obviously, this blog is one … Continue reading

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Print Resources for Out-of-Country Students

As a quite Caucasian female, who wears glasses and loves to read, in many ways I fit the stereotype of a typical MLIS student, yet I also represent diversity, in that I am online MLIS student who is studying away … Continue reading

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Is a lack of library services and training on online databases unethical?

Thoughts to ponder: “Do you know what services the SJSU King Library provides specifically to online graduate students to help us access quality research?” “Would it be unethical if the SJSU King Library did not inform you of their services … Continue reading

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What? Library services for online graduate students?

I blew it! I designed terrible questions to ask  in my interviews with my online graduate student contacts. Why do I say this? I wrote the questions (and truth be told interviewed one person) before I learned about the theories … Continue reading

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Online Graduate Students’ Information-Seeking Behavior and Information Needs

This past weekend I attended my school’s annual staff retreat, which gave me a wonderful opportunity to sit down with some of my colleagues one-on-one to discuss their information needs and information-seeking behavior as online graduate students. I interviewed two … Continue reading

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