Students benefit from digital literacy skills

The University Library at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) gave 16 students e-readers and studied how they accessed their reading lists, used discipline-related e-books and articles and how they used the resources to assist them in their own academic writing.Students, keen to participate and experiment with new tools, attended workshops at the beginning and halfway through the project.  Students expect and appreciate 'always available' resources that are easy to access - preferably with one-click.  They must develop and improve their digital literacty skills, and the library can help them do this. For the library, being linked with new technology, and the regular contact with enthusiastic students had its own benefits.  The full story of the project is published here