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Hypermedia and library instruction: The challenge of design

Mary I. Piette (Reference librarian and coordinator for library instruction, Utah State University.)
Nathan M. Smith Jr. (Elementary school teacher and administrator in Ivins, Utah. Piette and Smith co‐designed and co‐developed Project FORE.)

Reference Services Review

ISSN: 0090-7324

Article publication date: 1 April 1991



Imagine being able to provide instruction for using online catalogs, indexes, and CD‐ROM databases at library workstations or integrated into online catalogs and CD‐ROM indexes. Hypermedia offers new and exciting opportunities to provide this type of instruction by addressing “frames of learning,”—offering text, simulation, graphics, sound, and movement = many ways to learn.


Piette, M.I. and Smith, N.M. (1991), "Hypermedia and library instruction: The challenge of design", Reference Services Review, Vol. 19 No. 4, pp. 13-20.




Copyright © 1991, MCB UP Limited

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