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Lamar Soutter Library

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Library and Information Science


Online tutorials are an important addition to traditional teaching. Since Information Literacy is a skill that many believe college students should master, it can be argued that it is even more important that it is learned by graduate students. Online tutorials can be an effective means of education for graduate students. This paper assembles fourteen best practices for constructing online tutorials.


Online Tutorials, Library Instruction

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First published in Library Philosophy and Practice Vol. 8, No. 1 (Fall 2005).


Library Philosophy and Practice Vol. 8, No. 1 (Fall 2005),

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Library Philosophy and Practice



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