Research Methods in Library and Information Science: Spring 2012


Sung Un Kim


Catholic University of America


Spring 2012


Covers the analysis and evaluation of research studies in library and information science and the application of analytical and evaluative techniques. Surveys research processes, including problem definition, design, sampling, measurement, data collection and analysis, and the applications of research findings to solving practical problems of libraries and information centers. Includes research design and proposal writing. No previous statistical or research
background required.

Required Textbook:

Connaway, L. S., & Powell, R. R. 2010. Basic Research Methods for Librarians, 5th ed.

Link to Syllabus:

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