Comics to the Rescue: Finding Innovative Applications for Library Digital Learning Objects

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Comics to the Rescue: Finding Innovative Applications for Library Digital Learning Objects by Jennifer Poggiali and Robert Farrell

When faculty were asked to use online assignments to make up the class time lost due to Hurricane Sandy, librarians at Lehman College’s Leonard Lief Library spotted a new opportunity for the Library’s Web comics. This article describes the partnership between the Library and the College’s Art Department that led to the development of the Web comics, provides readers with a model for responding to circumstances creatively, and puts forward an approach for combining digital learning objects with writing assignments to meet faculty needs.

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