Research Methods in Library and Information Science: Spring 2011


Peter Liebscher


iSchool at Maryland


Spring 2011


This course covers the techniques and strategies of research as applied to the definition, investigation, and evaluation of information problems. It explores the nature, role and methods of scholarly research and provides a basic introduction to scientific inquiry, hypothesis formulation, and some statistical testing. Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods of research design methods are considered from the aspects
of implementation, analysis, and interpretation.

Required Textbook:

See syllabus.

Link to Syllabus:


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