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RIA # 130: Stefanie Buck on Current Trends and Challenges for Academic Libraries

Stefanie Buck

On this episode, Katie is joined by Stefanie Buck, the Ecampus Instructional Design and OER Librarian at Oregon State University. Her main job is to help students who are at a distance successfully navigate the library and use the resources to their fullest. Prior to coming to OSU, she was the Distance Education Librarian at Western Washington University.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Current Trends in Academic Libraries [00:00-11:31]

In this first segment, Stefanie discusses some of the current trends for academic libraries.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Challenges in Academic Libraries [11:32-24:10]

In segment two, Stefanie shares some of the current challenges academic libraries are facing.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Supporting Online Students [24:11-36:44]

In segment three, Stefanie discusses how librarians support online students in their education.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-01:55]: Tips for Online Students New to Academic Libraries

HIP Bonus Clip #4 [00:00-11:03]: Book Promotion Plans

In this final HIP bonus clip, Katie and Chrysanthemum chat about their plans for promoting the HIP edited collection.

In this bonus clip, the following resources are mentioned:

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