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Summer 7-16-2013


A sea change in higher education is shaping the way many libraries deliver instruction to their students and faculty. Years of technological innovation and changes in the way that people discover and use information has made online instruction an essential part of a library's teaching and learning program. In order to evaluate our library's online instruction program and to determine its future goals, we analyzed the technology, pedagogical models, organizational structures, administrative supports, and partnerships we would need in order to succeed. Our findings may be useful for libraries reassessing their own online instruction programs.


This is an electronic version of an article published in Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 7(3),278-296, 2013. Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning is available at