Qualitative Research and the Modern Library

Qualitative Research and the Modern Library examines the present-day role and provides suggestions for areas that might be suited to this type of research for the purposes of evaluation. The author discusses how the results from such research might be applied, and the overall impact of using this type of research to inform development of a more user-centred organisation. The book provides a thoughtful look at the implications of using qualitative research to inform decision-making processes within libraries and is written by an author and library researcher with international experience in various types of libraries, implementing/improving programs and services, and supporting user needs. Fills a gap in the current literature that hasn’t been found in journal articles written on this topic Contains practical applications of qualitative research principles, with practical examples of select projects Written by an author and library researcher with international experience in various types of libraries, including work with large-scale qualitative studies, research design and evaluation of library services

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  • Author : Valeda Dent Goodman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 208 pages
  • ISBN : 1780632681
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Qualitative Research and the Modern Library

Qualitative Research and the Modern Library
  • Author : Valeda Dent Goodman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 July 2011
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Qualitative Research and the Modern Library examines the present-day role and provides suggestions for areas that might be suited to this type of research for the purposes of evaluation. The author discusses how the results from such research might be applied, and the overall impact of using this type of research to inform development of a more user-centred organisation. The book provides a thoughtful look at the implications of using qualitative research to inform decision-making processes within libraries and is

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  • Author : Leo Appleton
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 27 July 2017
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Libraries and Key Performance Indicators: A Framework for Practitioners explores ways by which libraries across all sectors can demonstrate their value and impact to stakeholders through quality assurance and performance measurement platforms, including library assessment, evaluation methodologies, surveys, and annual reporting. Whilst several different performance measurement tools are considered, the book’s main focus is on one tool in particular: Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). KPIs are increasingly being used to measure the performance of library and information services, however, linking

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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 07 October 2015
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Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries explores the current Canadian academic library environment, and the need for succession planning in that environment. The literature review demonstrates the lack of reported succession planning activities in Canadian academic libraries. Site visits and in-depth interviews with professional librarians at six libraries across Canada highlight best practices and barriers to succession planning. These best practices and barriers are addressed in individual chapters, with tips and strategies for library leaders. Focuses on the Canadian academic

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Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic
  • Author : Bhardwaj, Raj Kumar
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 11 August 2017
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The development of online digital libraries has enhanced the availability of printed materials. By implementing these systems, this ensures the access of material to universities, students, and bibliophiles. Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic is a pivotal reference source for the latest techniques and initiatives needed to transition libraries into the digital age. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as electronic resource management, library management software, and semantic web, this publication is an ideal

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  • Author : de Smet, Egbert,Dhamdhere, Sangeeta
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 13 July 2016
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Technology has revolutionized the ways in which libraries store, share, and access information. As digital resources and tools continue to advance, so too do the opportunities for libraries to become more efficient and house more information. E-Discovery Tools and Applications in Modern Libraries presents critical research on the digitization of data and how this shift has impacted knowledge discovery, storage, and retrieval. This publication explores several emerging trends and concepts essential to electronic discovery, such as library portals, responsive websites,

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  • Publisher : A-R Editions, Inc.
  • Release : 01 January 2014
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Music librarianship¿a profession that brings joy and satisfaction to many¿is subject to constant change that requires, in turn, continual adaptation from its practitioners so that they become comfortable with new technologies and formats, changing standards, and fresh approaches. Relevant and solid training and education are crucial to success in this field, but they alone are insufficient to guarantee placement or promotion. Recent economic shifts have created additional instability, leaving graduates from programs in librarianship sometimes unemployed and with

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  • Author : Anthi Katsirikou,Christos H. Skiadas
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 27 June 2022
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New Trends in Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries

New Trends in Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries
  • Author : Anthi Katsirikou,Christos Skiadas
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 31 August 2011
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This unique volume presents the latest scientific achievements of library researchers and professionals on the Qualitative and Quantitative Methods of Libraries. Scholars and professionals have now an information resource on methodological tools for library services. Except for the new technologies that facilitate the innovation of libraries, it is the underlying policy and functional changes that have the most lasting effect on the scholarly operation that explains why this volume is important in the field or market. It also explores in

The Elements of Library Research

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  • Author : Mary W. George
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 11 August 2008
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To do solid academic research, college students need to look beyond the computer search engine. This short, practical book introduces students to the important components of the information-seeking process. The Elements of Library Research provides a foundation for success in any research assignment, from a freshman paper to a senior thesis. Unlike guides that describe the research process but do not explain its logic, this book focuses entirely on basic concepts, strategies, tools, and tactics for research--in both electronic and

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  • Author : Bhardwaj, Raj Kumar,Banks, Paul
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 15 May 2019
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Handling and archiving data should be done in a highly professional and quality-controlled manner. For academic and research libraries, it is required to know how to document data and support traceability, as well as to make it reusable and productive. However, these institutions have different requirements relating to the archiving and reusability of data. Therefore, a comprehensive source of information is required to understand data access and management within these organizations. Research Data Access and Management in Modern Libraries is

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  • Author : Lynn Silipigni Connaway,Marie L. Radford
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 31 May 2021
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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

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  • Author : John D. McDonald,Michael Levine-Clark
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 March 2017
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The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, comprising of seven volumes, now in its fourth edition, compiles the contributions of major researchers and practitioners and explores the cultural institutions of more than 30 countries. This major reference presents over 550 entries extensively reviewed for accuracy in seven print volumes or online. The new fourth edition, which includes 55 new entires and 60 revised entries, continues to reflect the growing convergence among the disciplines that influence information and the cultural record, with coverage of the