Long Island University
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.
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.