Research For School Library Media Specialists

Research For School Library Media Specialists

by Kent Gustafson, Jane Bandy Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 1567500862

ISBN-13: 9781567500868

Pub. Date: 01/01/1994

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This book is directed toward graduate students who are preparing to become, or already serving as, school library media specialists. It reflects the rapidly changing questions being asked in school library media research, as well as the methods of addressing those questions. These changes are due to both the changing role of the school library media specialist, and

Overview

This book is directed toward graduate students who are preparing to become, or already serving as, school library media specialists. It reflects the rapidly changing questions being asked in school library media research, as well as the methods of addressing those questions. These changes are due to both the changing role of the school library media specialist, and the explosion of research methods available. The authors hope that this book will encourage its readers to pursue an active research agenda in their school library media center.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567500868
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Series:
Contemporary Studies in Information Management, Policies, and Services Series
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

About the Authors

Research and Its Use by Practitioners

Identifying a Researchable Problem

Finding Information

Evaluating the Existing Literature

Selecting a Research Design

Identifying Data Collection Instruments

Data Collection and Preparation

Data Analysis. Reporting Results

Bibliography

Appendices

Author Index

Subject Index

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