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Knowledge into Action: Research and Evaluation in Library and Information Science
     

Knowledge into Action: Research and Evaluation in Library and Information Science

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by Danny P. Wallace
 

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ISBN-10: 1598849751

ISBN-13: 2901598849751

Pub. Date: 06/30/2012

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The only book currently available that comprehensively integrates research and evaluation for evidence-based library and information science practice.

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The only book currently available that comprehensively integrates research and evaluation for evidence-based library and information science practice.

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ISBN-13:
2901598849751
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/30/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
388

Table of Contents

List of Figures vii

Introduction 1

1 Knowing, Research, and Evaluation 5

2 Research and Evaluation Processes 39

3 Ethics and Politics in Library and Information Science Research and Evaluation 67

4 Published Reports and the Professional as Consumer 97

5 The Project Plan or Proposal 113

6 Measurement, Populations, Samples, and Sampling 135

7 Historical Methods 159

8 Descriptive Methods-Questionnaires and Interviews 179

9 Descriptive Methods-Observation 211

10 Experimental Methods 227

11 Bibliometrics and Citation Analysis 241

12 Data Analysis and Presentation 265

13 Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 291

14 Funding for Research and Evaluation 331

15 Research, Evaluation, and Change 343

Glossary 353

Bibliography 365

Index 377

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