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Mobile design: interactive multimedia to support learning and teaching (Workshop)
(m-Libraries 2009, 2009)
Aim of the workshop: The Athabasca University Library has developed many mobile friendly websites and features to help our students access resources. These include an autodetect feature which displays either mobile or ...
Open Access Archives and Repositories
Governments and research funding organizations are increasingly reluctant to fund research that is not widely distributed and affordable, creating the need for repositories through which scholars can legally distribute ...
Libraries, OERs, and Open Access
Athabasca University (AU) and Athabasca University Library have a long history in supporting and promoting Open Access. AU was the first university in Canada to adopt an Open Access Research Policy and has led many other ...
Mobile access for workplace and language training
Panel on Open Library, Scholarship and Learning at Athabasca University
Tony Tin, founder of Athabasca University's digital content repository, AUSpace, discusses the organization of AUSpace, its benefits for open access support, researchers and organizations, and research findings of AUSpace ...
Bibliography of the Athabasca River Basin (BARB) Poster Presentation
An online, searchable bibliography of published materials relating to the Athabasca River Basin. BARB is intended to be a comprehensive resource for all researchers examining the Athabasca River Basin. A multidisciplinary ...
Using 3D virtual worlds: engaging learners and providing social support
(Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research (CIDER), 2008)
Demonstrating how an avatar-based 3-D learning environment can more fully engage learners in their online educational experience, the volunteer team of developers from Athabasca University will showcase a prototype of a ...
Mobile library: connecting mobile learners to the library in the digital age
(Canada Library Association (CLA) Conference 2008, 2008)
With the rapid evolution of technology today, distance education is about to shift to Mobile learning where e-learning materials are being delivered through mobile devices. Wireless and mobile technology provides flexibility ...
From m-library to mobile ESL: Athabasca University as an advocate for mobile learning
(m-Libraries 2007, 2007)
Athabasca University (AU) library has taken an active role in advocating mobile learning within the institution and has been developing mobile friendly resources and services to cater to diverse learners since 2004. AU ...