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e-learning support for LIS education in UK

Chowdhury, G. and Chowdhury, S. (2006) e-learning support for LIS education in UK. In: Proceedings of the 7th annual conference on the subject centre for information and computer science. HE Academy, Dublin, pp. 75-80.

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In this paper, we describe the findings of the initial phase of the ELLIS project funded by the HEA Development fund that aims to study the current practices and support for e-learning available in the Library and Information Science departments in UK. The project is on-going, and in this paper we provide a snapshot of the current practices, highlighting mostly the interesting ones, of e-learning supports provided by the LIS departments and the libraries of the corresponding universities.