Research Methods In Library And Information Science 7th Edition

Author by : Lynn Silipigni Connaway
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Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : The seventh edition of this frequently adopted textbook features new or expanded sections on social justice research, data analysis software, scholarly identity research, social networking, data science, and data visualization, among other topics. It continues to include discipline experts' voices. The revised seventh edition of this popular text provides instruction and guidance for professionals and students in library and information science who want to conduct research and publish findings, as well as for practicing professionals who want a broad overview of the current literature. Providing a broad introduction to research design, the authors include principles, data collection techniques, and analyses of quantitative and qualitative methods, as well as advantages and limitations of each method and updated bibliographies. Chapters cover the scientific method, sampling, validity, reliability, and ethical concerns along with quantitative and qualitative methods. LIS students and professionals will consult this text not only for instruction on conducting research but also for guidance in critically reading and evaluating research publications, proposals, and reports. As in the previous edition, discipline experts provide advice, tips, and strategies for completing research projects, dissertations, and theses; writing grants; overcoming writer's block; collaborating with colleagues; and working with outside consultants. Journal and book editors discuss how to publish and identify best practices and understudied topics, as well as what they look for in submissions. Features new or expanded sections on social justice research; virtual collaboration, data collection, and dissemination; scholarly communication; computer-assisted qualitative and quantitative data analysis; scholarly identity research and guidelines; data science; and visualization of quantitative and qualitative data Provides a broad and comprehensive overview and update, especially of research published over the past five years Highlights school, public, and academic research findings Relies on the coauthors' expertise in research design, securing grant funding, and using the latest technology and data analysis software


Library Science Abstracts

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Research Methods In Library And Information Science 6th Edition

Author by : Lynn Silipigni Connaway
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Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : An essential resource for LIS master's and doctoral students, new LIS faculty, and academic librarians, this book provides expert guidance and practical examples based on current research about quantitative and qualitative research methods and design. • Now in its sixth edition, the book provides new and updated content that is even more comprehensive than before and contains added sections featuring the voices of prominent LIS scholars, researchers, and editors • "Voices of the Experts" text boxes provide researchers' advice on specific methods and identify what was most important or most valuable about using a particular method and software for analysis—e.g., NVivo, SurveyMonkey, and log capture • Written by coauthors with extensive expertise in research design, securing grant funding, and using the latest technology and data analysis software


Reference And Information Services

Author by : Kay Ann Cassell
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Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : Search skills of today bear little resemblance to searches through print publications. Reference service has become much more complex than in the past, and is in a constant state of flux. Learning the skill sets of a worthy reference librarian can be challenging, unending, rewarding, and-- yes, fun.


Library And Information Science

Author by : Dorothy B. Lilley
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Publisher by : Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Company
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Library And Information Science Trends And Research

Author by : Amanda Spink
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Publisher by : Emerald Group Publishing
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Description : This book draws out and examines the trends in education and research in the field of library and information science (LIS) in the vast Asia-Oceania region. Information is an important part of the human condition and critical to the development of the Asia-Oceania region. The book is timely, therefore, as the region continues to grow and develop.


Indian Science Abstracts

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Guide To Reference

Author by : Jo Bell Whitlatch
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : Ideal for public, school, and academic libraries looking to freshen up their reference collection, as well as for LIS students and instructors conducting research, this resource collects the cream of the crop sources of general reference and library science information. Encompassing internet resources, digital image collections, and print resources, it includes the full section on LIS Resources from the Guide to Reference database, which was voted a #1 Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers. Organized by topic and thoroughly indexed, this guide makes it a snap to find the right sources. It offers an appealing introduction to reference work and resources for LIS students and also serves as an affordable course book to complement online Guide to Reference access.


Dictionary For Library And Information Science

Author by : Joan M. Reitz
Languange : en
Publisher by : Libraries Unlimited
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Description : Now available for the first time in print, the dictionary is the most comprehensive and reliable English-language resource for terminology used in all types of libraries. With more than 4,000 terms and cross-references (last updated January, 2003), the dictionary's content has been carefully selected and includes terms from publishing, printing, literature, and computer science where, in the author's judgment, they are relevant to both library professionals and laypersons.


Author S Guide To Journals In Library Information Science

Author by : Norman D. Stevens
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Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : This book, first published in 1982, focuses on providing information about the policies and practices surrounding the preparation and submitting of articles to the major journals in library and information science. This guide includes all the major American, Canadian, British, and international professional journals that solicit, accept and publish articles in the field.


Library And Information Science

Author by : D.K. Pandey
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Publisher by : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
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Description : Once In Decade A Book Is Designed And Published, Mastering Which, Readers May Feel Master Of The Subject. With The Vast Experience Of Library Science And Its Management, The Author Presents Such A Book Which Is Complete In Its Aspects And Approach. It Covers The Course Prescribed In The University Grants Commission For The Net Examination For Library Science In Particular And Other Subjects Like General Studies And Other Information In General, In A Comprehensive Yet Brief Format.The Book Is Also Helpful In Various Entrance Examinations For The Post Of Librarian In J.N.V., K.V. And Other Government Organisations With Lucidity Of Narration, Examples Of Multifacet, Analytical Presentation, Integral Approach To The Problem Solving Matters And Actual Questions Asked In The Ugc-Net Examination. It Contains More Than 2500 Solved Questions Of The Last One Decade, I.E., 1991-2000. It Is An Ideal Book For The Library Science Aspirants Of The Ugc-Net Examination. Comprehensive Guidance Is Another Feature Of The Book Which Acts As A Catalyst For Those Aspirants Who Wish To Come Out With Flying Colour In Qualifying Ugc-Net Examination.


Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Science

Author by : Allen Kent
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : "The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."


Introduction To The Library And Information Professions 2nd Edition

Author by : Roger C. Greer
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Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : This comprehensive book prepares readers for a changing profession in the library and information field, presenting a holistic approach that examines theories and models and utilizes creative problem-solving strategies. • Provides a current, detailed, and creative introduction to the library and information profession for students in LIS programs as well as practicing professionals seeking continuing education • Presents a framework for thinking about the library and information profession through thoughtful models and theories, which place it in the context of general service professions in society • Builds upon the works of such professional luminaries as Pierce Butler, Verner Clapp, Ralph Shaw, and Jesse Shera to create expanded theories and updated models


Library And Information Science In The Middle East And North Africa

Author by : Amanda B. Click
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Publisher by : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
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Description : This volume offers up-to-date insights into the state of library and information science (LIS) in the Middle East and North Africa. Covered topics include information literacy, intellectual property, LIS education and research, publishing and more. This timely contribution thus presents vital areas of research on a region that receives relatively little coverage and is currently experiencing rapid and significant changes.


Leadership In The Library And Information Science Professions

Author by : Mark Winston
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Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Description : This collection of ten essays addresses a number of important leadership issues, including the challenges and opportunities for leadership in organizations, the professional development needs of leaders, the knowledge and competencies required of effective leaders in relation to information technology and financial management, leadership evaluation and assessment, and the relationship of leadership to other contemporary issues (feminism, diversity, globalization). For library administrators and staff. Co-published simultaneously as Journal of Library Administration, Volume 32, Numbers 3/4 2001. Winston teaches at Rutgers U. School of Communication, Information and Library Studies. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Charleston Conference Proceedings 2007

Author by : Beth R. Bernhardt
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : This volume represents just some of the 175 papers, issues, and discussions that occures during the 27th Charleston Conference. The monograph is divided into five categories encompassing collection development, e-books, serials and e-journals, technical services workflow and cataloging, and miscellaneous subjects.