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Active Learning Techniques for Librarians by Padma Inala, Andrew Walsh

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What is active learning?

Introduction

There is no doubt that in recent years the role of the librarian has changed. There are a number of factors that have contributed to this transformation, but it is the numerous technological advances and the rapidly changing information landscape that have caused the most significant changes to our profession (Dodd, 2007). The publication, storage and retrieval of information has altered dramatically in the last 15 years and now relies heavily on the use of technology and technological equipment to manage and access this information.

As librarians we need to keep up-to-date with these advances and be able to show an understanding and knowledge of these new information mechanisms and technologies, not ...

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