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Reflections on practitioner research : a practical guide for information professionals

Author: Lee Ann Fullington; Brandon K West; Frans Albarillo
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A practitioner-researcher is an information professional who may not have formal training in using research methods and is learning how to use these methods during their busy, complex job. [This book] can help information professionals build an understanding of the research process as applied to our field and address the challenges of undertaking research as a practitioner, as well offer support and advice for all  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Ann Fullington; Brandon K West; Frans Albarillo
ISBN: 9780838948477 0838948472
OCLC Number: 1241674388
Description: xiv, 290 Seiten : Diagramme ; 26 cm
Contents: Adapting Your Research Design: When the Best Laid Plans Go Awry --
. - Small Projects Add Up: Doing Research as a Sessional Librarian --
. - Figuring Out a Research Focus: The Experience of a Manuscripts Archivist --
. - Scaling a Project Up or Down to Meet Research Needs --
. - Advancing a Controversial Research Agenda: Navigating Institutional Dynamics and Politics --
. - A Tale of Three IRBs --
. - Survey Research: Useful, Valuable Findings Require Hard Work --
. - Collaborating on Surveys: Reflections from an Archivist and a Technical Metadata Archivist --
. - Semi-Structured Interviews: A Team-Based Approach to Design, Implementation, and Analysis --
. - Failure to Probe: Lessons Learned from a Novice Interviewer --
. - Conducting Focus Groups to Improve Library Outreach --
. - Using Visual Prompts in Research --
. - Observing and Evaluating Social and Emotional Learning in Library Youth Programming --
. - Qualitative Content Analysis: A Reflection --
. - Using a Quasi-Experimental Design to Compare the Effectiveness of Live and Recorded Lectures --
. - Conducting a Mixed-Methods Research Project as a Team --
. - Utilizing a Mixed-Methods Approach in Research --
. - Evidence-Based Practice in LIS: The Systematic Review --
. - Coding and Analysis: Deciding on Software Needs --
. - Navigating Tenure-Track as Female Faculty of Color: Challenges, Insights, and Personal Experiences --
. - Navigating Your Research Project with a Mentor: The Proposal, Grant, and IRB --
. I Wouldn't Do It Without You: Accountability Partners as the Linchpin of Writing Success --
. - Partnering with Teaching Faculty on Research Projects --
. - When Two Homes Are Better Than One: Collaborating on Cross-Institutional Research --
. - Reflections on Working in a Qualitative Research Team.
Responsibility: edited by Lee Ann Fullington, Brandon K. West, and Frans Albarillo.

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A practitioner-researcher is an information professional who may not have formal training in using research methods and is learning how to use these methods during their busy complex job. This book  Read more...

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