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Basic research methods for librarians

Author: Ronald R Powell; Lynn Silipigni Connaway
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2004.
Series: Library and information science text series.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Most library post-graduate programs teach research methods using generic research methods textbooks. However, this ground-breaking textbook covers the basic research methodologies likely to be used by librarians with an orientation to library issues. It also includes basic instructions on writing the research proposal and the research report.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald R Powell; Lynn Silipigni Connaway
ISBN: 1591581036 9781591581031 1591581125 9781591581123
OCLC Number: 55846881
Description: x, 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Research and librarianship --
Developing the research study --
Selecting the research method --
Survey research and sampling --
Data collection techniques --
Experimental research --
Qualitative research methods --
Historical research --
Analysis of data --
Writing the research proposal --
Writing the research report --
Domain assumptions of research / Jack D. Glazier --
How to get published in LIS journals: a practical guide / Daria De Cooman.
Series Title: Library and information science text series.
Responsibility: Ronald R. Powell and Lynn Silipigni Connaway.

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Most library post-graduate programs teach research methods using generic research methods textbooks. However, this ground-breaking textbook covers the basic research methodologies likely to be used by librarians with an orientation to library issues. It also includes basic instructions on writing the research proposal and the research report.

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