Research in Library and Information Science: Spring 2014


Mike Koenig


Long Island University


Spring 2014


The course focuses on theoretical and applied research design, research methodologies, and the evaluation of research in library and information science. In the process it reviews existing research in the field. It includes the preparation of a research proposal, and exposure to the statistical analysis of research data. In addition the course emphasizes tools and techniques for decision making.

Required Textbook:

Powell, R. R., Connaway, L. S. 2004. Basic research methods for librarians, 4th ed.
Rowntree, D. 2004. Statistics without tears: A primer for non-mathematicians.

Link to Syllabus:

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