Purpose: Active learning is an important component of medical education and information literacy instruction. The purpose of this study is to provide a preliminary investigation to determine whether health sciences librarians consider active learning when making decisions about the library collection. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey was conducted among health sciences librarians. Findings: Nineteen librarians completed the survey and most are not considering active learning when making collection decisions. Originality/value: Very little literature has been published about active learning as a consideration in collection development decisions by health sciences librarians.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Library and Information Sciences