The producers: rethinking roles to create an in-library production team

Emma Lawler

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    Abstract

    Staff at Macquarie University Library (MUL) have employed Project Based Learning (PBL) to facilitate multimedia skill development. This approach has created a team of people who are agile, enquiring, and creative. The paper suggests that by combining the application of a new set of media literacy skills with technology enhanced project-based learning, library technicians and frontline service librarians are given the opportunity to work on projects that equip staff with highly transferrable skills and a new attitude to projects and work while providing quality online information literacy support online at point of need to MUL clients.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationVALA2016 proceedings
    Subtitle of host publication18th Biennial Conference : libraries, technology and the future
    PublisherVALA
    Pages1-15
    Number of pages15
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    EventVALA Conference (18th : 2016) - Melbuourne
    Duration: 9 Feb 201511 Feb 2015

    Conference

    ConferenceVALA Conference (18th : 2016)
    CityMelbuourne
    Period9/02/1511/02/15

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