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MOOCs as a professional development tool for librarians
Ecclestone, Meghan

PublishedNovember 2013
JournalPartnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research
Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 1-6

This article explores how reference and instructional librarians taking over new areas of subject responsibility can develop professional expertise using new eLearning tools called MOOCs. MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – are a new online learning model that offers free higher education courses to anyone with an Internet connection and a keen interest to learn. As MOOCs proliferate, librarians have the opportunity to leverage this technology to improve their professional skills.

Keywords continuing education · eLearning ·  · online learning · professional development

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