Browse by Subject "Research methods"

  • Williamson, Kirsty (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    This article discusses the undertaking of research using a constructivist philosophical framework and ethnographic techniques, which can include individual interviews, focus groups, observation, and questionnaires. It ...

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  • McKibbon, K. Ann (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    Systematic reviews are review articles that are completed using predefined methods to minimize bias inherent to observational studies. Systematic reviews are important to librarians because they integrate evidence across ...

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  • Zach, Lisl (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    The case study method, and in particular the multiple–case studies design, offers LIS researchers a proven tool for achieving a deep understanding of a specific phenomenon—-for example, the information- seeking behavior ...

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