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Title: Distance learning library services in Ugandan universities
Authors: Kiwelu, Jackline Estomihi Mayende
Obura, Constant Okello
Keywords: Distance learning
Distance learning library services
Academic libraries
Uganda
University libraries
Adequacy library services
Convenience library services
Open and distance learning
ODL
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Series/Report no.: Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning;vol.7, issue 4, 2013 pp.372-383;
Abstract: The study carried out at Makerere University and Uganda Martyrs University in 2010 aimed at providing strategies for enhanced distance learning library services in terms of convenience and adequacy. The study adopted a cross sectional descriptive survey design. The study revealed services provided in branch libraries in Ugandan universities were inadequate compared to the main libraries in the main campuses. The library services were convenient to a few of distance learners. About 209 (61.8%) learners from the two universities studied could not easily access the library services provided in the universities and 18 (5.3%) did not access them at all.
Description: The article is available full text
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/359
ISSN: 1533290X
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