This set of resources was produced by CERLIM and CSALT under the auspices of the LinkER project. It is intended to be of use to people in UK institutions of further and higher education who have responsibility for managing and enabling the integration of digital libraries and virtual learning environments.
The site was originally developed to be of interest to people working on DiVLE projects. It is intended to be a collection of resources of value to the wider HE/FE community, especially those dealing with issues concerning digital library integration with VLEs.
Note for the LinkER team, people associated with DivLE and other interested readers.
In selecting and organising the resources, we have:
We have not spent effort on the visual design of the site. We have focussed efforts on structure, content and usability. Your feedback would be most welcome.
Summarising experience of DiVLE projects to date, and combining this with other information sources, we take the following to be key issues for institutional project teams/task groups working in this area:
LinkER - Linking Digital Libraries and Virtual Learning Environments: Evaluation and Review - is a ten-month project being undertaken by the Centre for Research in Library & Information Management (CERLIM) at the Manchester Metropolitan University and the Centre for Studies in Advanced Learning Technology (CSALT) at Lancaster University. Details of the project,s work and copies of published reports are available at the main LinkER website.