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    Subject librarians and VLEs in Irish universities : level of involvement, attitudes and challenges
    (An Leabharlann: The Irish Library, 2015) Zaliene, Laura; Thornley, Clare
    Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) are used by educational institutions as content delivery platforms that connect students, academics and administration together. In this context, subject librarians can utilise VLEs to increase visibility and use of library resources, improve collaboration with the faculty and enhance information literacy instruction delivery. The article reports on a study that aimed to identify trends in subject librarians’ use of VLEs and makes a contribution to a better understanding of influencing factors and challenges experienced by subject librarians in relation to their use of online tools and involvement in VLEs to deliver course-specific support. Author keywords: Subject librarians, virtual learning environments (VLEs), Ireland, academic libraries
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    Rare books in Irish libraries : an investigation of current challenges in providing access to historical collections
    (An Leabharlann: The Irish Library, 2013) Parkes, David; Thornley, Clare
    Article based on MSc thesis analysing the current state of rare book libraries in Ireland. Challenges to access to rare book collections are discussed and some suggestions made for improvements. Author keywords: Cataloguing, history, libraries, rare books