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

Enhancing Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research with Technology

Enhancing Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research with Technology
  • Author : Hai-Jew, Shalin
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 September 2014
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In light of the expensive nature of quantitative research, such as experiments, researchers must seek other methods of understanding the world around them. As such, new qualitative methods are gaining ground in the modern research community. Enhancing Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research with Technology explores the integration of new digital tools into the research process. Including current information on data visualization, research design, information capture, as well as social media analysis, this publication serves as an ideal reference source for

Handbook of Research on Digital Content Management and Development in Modern Libraries

Handbook of Research on Digital Content Management and Development in Modern Libraries
  • Author : Thanuskodi, S.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 01 November 2019
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Collection assessment can be defined as the systematic quantitative and qualitative measurement of the degree to which a library’s collections meet the library’s goals, objectives, and the needs of its users. E-resources are creating new challenges for collection assessment, which require that the collection be measured, analyzed, and judged according to specific criteria for relevancy, size, quality, and use. The Handbook of Research on Digital Content Management and Development in Modern Libraries is a critical scholarly resource that

Qualitative versus Quantitative Research

Qualitative versus Quantitative Research
  • Author : Sonyel Oflazoglu
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 28 June 2017
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The objective of this book is to fill the gap combining several studies from qualitative and quantitative research methods. The various chapters presented here follow several approaches that researchers explore in different context. This book intends to contribute to better understanding of the application areas of qualitative research method and to show how these business practices in social sciences can stimulate in various areas.

Beginning Qualitative Research

Beginning Qualitative Research
  • Author : Pamela Maykut,Richard Morehouse
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 November 2002
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The authors have focused this book on the serious, beginning, qualitative researcher - theoretically rigorous, yet with an understandable perspective.; The book has three main features. First, it provides a strong theoretical base for the understanding of competing research paradigms. Secondly, it features a "methods" section consistent with the non-linear nature of naturalistic inquiry, yet it allows the beginner to see direction. Thirdly, the authors include examples of actual research studies conducted (and completed) in a single year.

The Practice of Qualitative Research

The Practice of Qualitative Research
  • Author : Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 29 February 2016
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The Practice of Qualitative Research guides readers step by step through the process of collecting, analyzing, designing, and interpreting qualitative research. Written by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber in an engaging style, this student-centered text offers invaluable insights into the practice of qualitative research, with coverage of in-depth interviewing, focus groups, ethnography, case study, and mixed methods research. The Third Edition features even more integrated attention to online research and implications of social media throughout all methods chapters; updates on qualitative analysis

The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research

The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research
  • Author : Patricia Leavy PhD
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 07 April 2014
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The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research presents a comprehensive overview of the field of qualitative research. It is intended for students of all levels, faculty, and researchers across the social sciences. The contributors represent some of the most influential and innovative researchers in the field as well as emerging scholars. This handbook provides a broad introduction to the field of qualitative research to those with little to no background in the subject, while simultaneously providing substantive contributions to the field

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science, Information Management, and Scholarly Inquiry

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science, Information Management, and Scholarly Inquiry
  • Author : Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 02 November 2018
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As the academic and scholarly landscape are continuously enhanced by the advent of new technology, librarians must be aware and informed to develop and implement best practices. Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to patrons and ensuring that information resources are disseminated efficiently. Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science, Information Management, and Scholarly Inquiry provides emerging information on modern knowledge management and effective means of sharing research through libraries. While highlighting the importance

The Ethnographic I

The Ethnographic I
  • Author : Carolyn Ellis
  • Publisher : Altamira Press
  • Release : 24 June 2021
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Carolyn Ellis, the leading proponent of autoethnography, weaves both methodological advice and her own personal stories into an intriguing narrative about a fictional graduate course she instructs. Through Ellis's interactions with her students, you are given useful strategies for conducting a study, including the need for introspection, the struggles of the budding ethnographic writer, the practical problems in explaining results of this method to outsiders, and the moral and ethical issues that get raised in this intimate form of research.

Qualitative Research

Qualitative Research
  • Author : Sharon M. Ravitch,Nicole Mittenfelner Carl
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 20 December 2019
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The second edition of Qualitative Research focuses on cultivating and bridging theoretical, methodological, and conceptual aspects to provide insight into their interactions in qualitative research. This comprehensive text helps students understand the central concepts, topics, and skills necessary to engage in rigorous, valid, and respectful qualitative research. Authors Sharon M. Ravitch and Nicole Mittenfelner Carl have written this text with student researchers in mind, balancing communicating the foundations and processes of qualitative research with clarity and simplicity while also capturing

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods
  • Author : Lisa M. Given
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 19 August 2008
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Qualitative research is designed to explore the human elements of a given topic, while specific qualitative methods examine how individuals see and experience the world. Qualitative approaches are typically used to explore new phenomena and to capture individuals' thoughts, feelings, or interpretations of meaning and process. Such methods are central to research conducted in education, nursing, sociology, anthropology, information studies, and other disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and health sciences. Qualitative research projects are informed by a wide range

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Qualitative Research

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Qualitative Research
  • Author : David Silverman
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 15 January 2013
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Conceived by Chris Grey and written to get you thinking, the “Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap” series offers an informal, conversational, accessible yet sophisticated and critical overview of what you find in conventional textbooks. The Second Edition of Qualitative Research provides a refreshing introduction to doing and debating qualitative research. The author uses updated content, ranging from photographs to novels and newspaper stories, to demonstrate how getting to grips with qualitative methods means asking ourselves fundamental questions about