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Academic Library Research: Perspectives and Current Trends

with a chapter on LibQUAL+ clipped from www.alastore.ala.org Academic Library Research: Perspectives and Current Trends ACRL Publications in Librarianship #59 Marie L. Radford and Pamela Snelson ACRL Academic Library Research: Perspectives and Current Trends updates traditional topics that have undergone exceptional, and in some cases, unexpected change since 1990 as well as reaching into new […]

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Qualitative research readings

Recommended by Karen Neurohr on the LibQUAL-l listserv: “Lyn Richards has a book published by SAGE, Handling Qualitative Data, A Practical Guide, that I found helpful. Richards’ newest book (with co-author Janice M. Morse) is Read Me First for a User’s Guide to Qualitative Methods. …. Lyn’s website: http://www.lynrichards.org/”

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Provocative Article on Use Measurement of E-Resources

The most recent (January 2007) issue of College & Research Libraries has an interesting article on “Measurement of Use of Electronic Resources: Advances in Use Statistics and Innovations in Resource Functionality”. Authors Deborah D. Blecic, Joan B. Fiscella, and Stephen E. Wiberley, Jr. (all at the University of Illinois at Chicago) compare the effects of […]

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EBL and Library Assessment

Issue 1.4 of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice is now out. My colleague, Pam Ryan, has a thought provoking commentary in this issue, looking at the worlds of evidence based librarianship and library assessment — where they meet and where they diverge. “If we are just now coming to understand our similarities, will our […]

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EBLIP Vol 1:2 Published

The second issue of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice is now available. It includes a commentary on Evidence Based Librarianship and Open Access from Heather Morrison as well as a fine selection of Evidence Summaries.

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