Training academic library staff using an online learning management system (LMS)

Brigitte Bell (University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois, USA)

The Bottom Line

ISSN: 0888-045X

Publication date: 14 November 2016

Abstract

Purpose

This column aims to propose the idea of using learning management systems (LMSs) as a platform for online training and development within academic libraries.

Design/methodology/approach

A background and literature review are used as a basis for these recommendations.

Findings

The column argues that LMSs possess untapped potential as an effective online library training platform.

Originality/value

The column proposes further widespread use of LMSs for online training and development in academic libraries, despite a historical lack of use for this purpose.

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Citation

Bell, B. (2016), "Training academic library staff using an online learning management system (LMS)", The Bottom Line, Vol. 29 No. 4, pp. 237-240. https://doi.org/10.1108/BL-02-2016-0008

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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