Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference “Digitalization of Education: History, Trends and Prospects” (DETP 2020)

Electronic Libraries in the Educational Environment of the University: The Usage of Practices

Authors
A.A. Borisova, N.L. Mikidenko, S.P. Storozheva
Corresponding Author
N.L. Mikidenko
Available Online 13 May 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200509.156How to use a DOI?
Keywords
electronic library, digital educational environment, digitalization of education, educational practices of students
Abstract
Introduction. Digital reading is becoming a mass educational practice. To support the learning process university libraries are predominantly buying electronic books and electronic periodicals. There is a steady migration to digital books. Electronic libraries are becoming an integral part of the educational environment. The purpose of the article is to identify and describe the social practices of student readers when using the resources of electronic libraries. Methods and methodology. The first stage: Desk research of trends in the development of electronic libraries in Russia, their integration into the digital educational environment of universities and the difficulties of promoting electronic information resources in the educational and extracurricular reading practices of students. At the second stage, quantitative analysis revealed student practices of using electronic libraries (1) in educational and research activities, (2) for extracurricular purposes, (3) the ratio of traditional and new (digital) reading practices, (4) advantages and limitations when working with electronic libraries. The research involved 478 students studying at six universities in Novosibirsk. Research results. Electronic libraries are becoming a popular educational resource. Students prefer virtual reading. At the same time, up to 30% of students use electronic library resources very rarely or do not use them at all. This is the point of growth. Discussion and conclusion: the results of the research can be useful in integrating the resources of electronic libraries into the digital educational environment, promoting the resources of the electronic library for the student reader, forming digital competencies of students in teaching information navigation and analytical and synthetic skills in the digital environment.
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