Neat but not gaudy: planning and creating an electronic induction tutorial at the University of Bath

Katy Jordan, Ian Badger


A team of staff at the University of Bath Library and Learning Centre has developed a web-based e-learning package for library induction. This article charts the whole planning process, setting it within context of e-learning developments at the parent institution and throughout the wider academic environment. It shows how input from academic staff and librarians have shaped the content of the induction tutorial, while its structure and presentation was inspired by examples of good practice elsewhere in the academic library world.


information literacy; e-learning; interactive tutorials;

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