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The Resource Qualitative research and the modern library, Valeda Dent Goodman

Qualitative research and the modern library, Valeda Dent Goodman

Label
Qualitative research and the modern library
Title
Qualitative research and the modern library
Statement of responsibility
Valeda Dent Goodman
Title variation
Qualitative research & the modern library
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 var
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Cataloging source
UMI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dent, Valeda Frances
Dewey number
  • 025.580721
  • 025.580721
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • Z669.7
  • Z669.7
LC item number
  • .D468 2011
  • .G663 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Chandos information professional series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Library use studies
  • Qualitative research
  • Library statistics
  • Research
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Library statistics
  • Library use studies
  • Qualitative research
  • Research
  • Libraries and Museums
  • Qualitative Methode
  • Wissenschaftliche Bibliothek
  • Bibliothek
  • Qualitative Daten
  • Kvalitativ metod
  • Forskningsmetodik
  • Användarundersökningar
  • Biblioteksstatistik
Label
Qualitative research and the modern library, Valeda Dent Goodman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A brief overview of qualitative research : a description of qualitative research ; Gathering the data ; A little bit about grounded theory ; A little bit about analyzing the data ; Challenges to working with qualitative data -- Examples of qualitative research in non-library settings : Becoming a student: research in an academic environment ; A.C. Nielsen Company as an example of rich media research ; Qualitative research in nursing ; Qualitative research in medicine and mental health disciplines -- Ethnographic research practices in library settings : Key concepts of ethnographic research ; Historical application within libraries and information settings ; Examples of resent ethnographic research in library environments ; Balancing quantitative and qualitative approaches to library research ; Implications and challenges -- Eyes wide open: using trends, professional literature, and users to create a research canvas in libraries : Generational differences and the digital landscape ; The state of the research and academic library ; Understanding the role of technology through research ; The matrix: a tool for the beginning -- Inside the mind of the user: qualitative approaches to understanding user experience in library settings : The self and user experience ; Design, broken-ness, and the library user experience ; Useit.com on UX research ; Flow as an element of the user experience -- Narrowing the field: using qualitative approaches to explore specific areas of interest : The library is still scary: a new look at reference by way of an old concept ; Still with us: the library website (the Rudgers study) ; Disruption and the information seeker -- What about us?: Using qualitative methods to explore the library as workplace -- A place in the world: qualitative research as a way to study global libraries : Why use a qualitative approach? ; The role of the rural village library ; Elements of the project's methods ; What the content analysis revealed -- Learning more about qualitative research -- Qualitative research as a way to explore change in the modern world
Control code
880898349
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781843346449
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000434
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880898349
Label
Qualitative research and the modern library, Valeda Dent Goodman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A brief overview of qualitative research : a description of qualitative research ; Gathering the data ; A little bit about grounded theory ; A little bit about analyzing the data ; Challenges to working with qualitative data -- Examples of qualitative research in non-library settings : Becoming a student: research in an academic environment ; A.C. Nielsen Company as an example of rich media research ; Qualitative research in nursing ; Qualitative research in medicine and mental health disciplines -- Ethnographic research practices in library settings : Key concepts of ethnographic research ; Historical application within libraries and information settings ; Examples of resent ethnographic research in library environments ; Balancing quantitative and qualitative approaches to library research ; Implications and challenges -- Eyes wide open: using trends, professional literature, and users to create a research canvas in libraries : Generational differences and the digital landscape ; The state of the research and academic library ; Understanding the role of technology through research ; The matrix: a tool for the beginning -- Inside the mind of the user: qualitative approaches to understanding user experience in library settings : The self and user experience ; Design, broken-ness, and the library user experience ; Useit.com on UX research ; Flow as an element of the user experience -- Narrowing the field: using qualitative approaches to explore specific areas of interest : The library is still scary: a new look at reference by way of an old concept ; Still with us: the library website (the Rudgers study) ; Disruption and the information seeker -- What about us?: Using qualitative methods to explore the library as workplace -- A place in the world: qualitative research as a way to study global libraries : Why use a qualitative approach? ; The role of the rural village library ; Elements of the project's methods ; What the content analysis revealed -- Learning more about qualitative research -- Qualitative research as a way to explore change in the modern world
Control code
880898349
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781843346449
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000434
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880898349

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