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A framework for the multiple roles of librarians in problem-based learning
Medical Reference Services Quarterly (2001)
  • Jolene M. Miller
Librarians are playing numerous roles within problem-based learning curricula. While many of these roles are described in the literature, there is no framework to describe and organize these roles. This paper proposes such a framework. It arranges librarian roles according to level of cur-ricular involvement and includes the following levels: assistance at the reference desk, instruction at the reference desk, course-related instruction, resource management and utilization, consultation with faculty and students, and group facilitation.
  • problem-based learning,
  • librarianship,
  • information literacy,
  • reference
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This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Medical Reference Services Quarterly online [October 12, 2008], available online:
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Jolene M. Miller. "A framework for the multiple roles of librarians in problem-based learning" Medical Reference Services Quarterly Vol. 20 Iss. 3 (2001) p. 23 - 30 ISSN: 1540-9597
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