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A Positive Library Experience for International Students? Results from a Business Librarians Association survey

Lahlafi, A. and Allen, Stephanie and Bull, S. (2013) A Positive Library Experience for International Students? Results from a Business Librarians Association survey. SCONUL Focus, 57. pp. 28-33. ISSN 1745-5782

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Abstract

The theme of the annual Business Librarians Association BLA) three-day conference held at Stirling Management Centre during summer 2012 was ‘Going global? Challenges of internationalisation’. Business schools in the UK attract large numbers of international students,2 and the conference aimed to explore how business librarians can help provide a positive experience for international students. To support this theme, three business librarians, Stephen Bull from University of Birmingham,Stephanie Allen from University of Worcester and Alison Lahlafi from Sheffield Hallam University, collaborated on a survey of BLA members services to international students.

Item Type: Article
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Paper first presented at the third Business Librarians
Association Conference on ‘Going global? Challenges
of internationalisation’, Stirling, 4–6 July 2012

Uncontrolled Keywords: international students, academic libraries, business schools, business librarians, Higher Education, service provision, Business Librarians Association
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Divisions: Academic Departments > Information and Learning Services
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Copyright Info: Open Access publication
Depositing User: Stephanie Allen
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2014 13:24
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2014 10:23
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/2989

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