Distance learners and the Internet: needs and issues

Dan J Bye (Information Adviser Distance Learner Support Service, Sheffield Hallam University)


ISSN: 0305-5728

Publication date: 1 April 1998


This paper reviews the needs of distance learners, and looks at ways in which the Internet can assist or obstruct service provision to off‐campus students. A hybrid approach is recommended. The Internet's impact on the role of librarians involved in supporting distance learners is briefly discussed.


Bye, D. (1998), "Distance learners and the Internet: needs and issues", VINE, Vol. 28 No. 4, pp. 26-31. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb040701

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