Volume 8, Number 1 Summer 2001
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PERSONALIZATION TOOLS FOR
ACTIVE LEARNING IN DIGITAL LIBRARIES
by Champa Jayawardana, K. Priyantha Hewagamage and Masahito Hirakawa
The active learning of individual users can be supported in the
personalized information environment of a digital library. With respect to
digital materials, three main facilities are required when active
learning tools are designed and developed, namely, active consuming,
information gathering and information seeking. The architecture of a
personalized information environment is divided into two schemas
called collection personalization and material personalization. This
article discusses how those tools are designed, developed and used to
access digital text, audio and video materials.
A NOTABLE EXPERIENCE: The Selection Process for the ALA Video Round Table Notable
Videos for Adults Annual List
by Rue Herbert
A look at how the Video Round Table's annual list is selected,
together with the 2001 list.
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