Chapter 2. Digital Collections

John J. Burke, Beth E. Tumbleson


Chapter 2 of Library Technology Reports (vol. 52, no. 2) Learning Management Systems: Tools for Embedded Librarianship

LMS embedded librarians guide students to relevant digital collections needed for coursework and research assignments. Digital collections include both proprietary databases that the library licenses or buys as well as open access content which is freely available online. Digital collections consist of diverse material types and formats, including articles, eBooks, multimedia, and data.

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Rick Anderson, “A Quiet Culture War in Research Libraries—and What It Means for Librarians, Researchers and Publishers,” Insights 28, no. 2 (July 2015): 22, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text, EBSCOhost,

Scott Sherman, “The New York Public Library Wars: What Went Wrong at One of the World’s Eminent Research Institutions?” Chronicle of Higher Education 61, no. 40 (June 24, 2015): B9–B11, Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost,

Eden Dahlstrom and Jacqueline Bichsel, ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2014, research report (Louisville, CO: EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research, October 2014), 21–22,

Larry Johnson, Samantha Becker, Victoria Estrada, and Alex Freeman, NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition (Austin, TX: New Media Consortium, 2014), 14,


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