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Research Methods in Library and Information Science (Paperback) (Lynn Silipigni Connaway & Marie L.
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This guide outlines quantitative and qualitative research methods in library and information science, with an emphasis on their integration for mixed method research design. Previously titled Basic Research Methods for Librarians, this edition has new and updated content, including more examples of research and new boxes with advice on methods from library and information science scholars, researchers, and editors. It has new chapters on qualitative research methods and analysis, and all other chapters have been revised. It adds practical strategies on topics like the writing process, overcoming writer's block, time management, and collaboration; updated discussion of technology enhancements for research, including a section on computer-assisted software for qualitative data analysis; answers to new questions about research methods from doctoral students, new faculty, and library professionals; research tips and strategies for increasing productivity; tips on developing a proposal; and advice on how to get published and write grant proposals. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 478
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, Reference
Series Title: Library and Information Science Text
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc
Author: Lynn Silipigni Connaway & Marie L. Radford
Street Date: November 21, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-8331
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