A Glimpse into the Brighton College Abu Dhabi Library’s Virtual Learning Environment

How can this help School Libraries?


  • Virgilio G Medina Jr Brighton College Abu Dhabi




Virtual Learning Environment, Digital library, e-learning, library management, VLE


The Virtual Learning Environment is becoming a popular learning platform among various educational institutions in delivering a vibrant and effective learning environment. It enables many school libraries to perform their role in improving services and supporting the school community. The researcher examined the status of Brighton College Abu Dhabi Library’s VLE based on users’ preferences and usage. The researcher surveyed pupils, teachers, and administrators and used frequency distribution to show results. The findings revealed how the library VLE could further be improved and marketed to strengthen its value to the community. Along with this, the included sample of the library VLE content structure and each content’s description can serve as a guide in designing a library VLE.

Author Biography

Virgilio G Medina Jr, Brighton College Abu Dhabi

Virgilio G Medina Jr is currently working as Librarian at Brighton College Abu Dhabi. He graduated cum laude with the course of Library and Information Science in University of the Philippines-Diliman. He is responsible in managing the library and has successfully organized various library programs and events that promote the importance of the library and reading in the school community. His areas of interest include library planning and management, library technology, marketing programs, collection development, information and references, and information literacy.