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Applications of Social Research Methods to Questions in Information and Library Science, 2/e

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edited by Barbara M. Wildemouth ISBN-13: 9781440839047 433 pages • 7 x 10Year Published: 2016 The second edition of this innovative textbook illustrates research methods for library and information science, describing the most appropriate approaches to a question—and showing you what makes research successful. Written for the serious practicing ...


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Working as a Data Librarian: A Practical Guide

Working as a Data Librarian: A Practical Guide

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by Eric O. Johnson Published: November 2018 Pages: 185 Size: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 An accessible and thorough introduction to data librarianship. Many librarians' job responsibilities increasingly require them to understand and handle data. Learn how to be an effective data librarian—even if you never expected to need data skills. The fiel...


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Research Methods for Librarians and Educators: Practical Applications in Formal and Informal Learning Environments

Research Methods for Librarians and Educators: Practical Applications in Formal and Informal Learning Environments

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by Ruth V. Small and Marcia A. Mardis, Editors Published: April 2018 Pages: 310 Size: 7x10 This book is both a straightforward, easy-to-use textbook for beginning courses in research methods and a practical handbook for librarians and other educators tasked with conducting research in their libraries for a variety of reasons—including demonstr...


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Streamlining LIS Research: A Compendium of Tried and True Tests, Measurements, and Other Instruments

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Amy J. Catalano ISBN-13: 9781440845062 193 pages • 7 x 10 Year Published: 2016 Surprisingly, instruction in library science rarely includes in-depth training on research methods, instrument selection, or test creation—leaving many librarians struggling when it comes to validating their own work. To bridge this gap, this professional's guide hous...


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Making Surveys Work for Your Library: Guidance, Instructions, and Examples

Making Surveys Work for Your Library: Guidance, Instructions, and Examples

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by Robin Miller and Kate Hinnant Published: December 2018 Pages: 80 Size: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 Learn how to develop effective surveys that support evidence-based decision making. Instead of using expensive off-the-shelf surveys or relying on a poorly worded survey, read Making Surveys Work for Your Library and design your own that collect actionabl...


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From Famine to Fast Food: Nutrition, Diet, and Concepts of Health around the World-Hardcover-Greenwood-The Library Marketplace

From Famine to Fast Food: Nutrition, Diet, and Concepts of Health around the World

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by Ken Albala, Editor ISBN-13: 9781610697439 293 pages • 6 ⅛ x 9 ¼Year Published: 2014 The foods eaten by a nation's population play a key role in shaping the health of that society. This book presents country-specific information on how diet, food security, and concepts of health critically impact the well-being of the world's population. A c...


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