Goal IV: Theory and Praxis
Students have a critical grounding in theoretical perspectives that draw on research in LIS as well as other fields of knowledge, that inform their professional practices including research, organization, management, and access to information.
IV.a. Students will describe applications of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies in library and information science.
- Collection Needs Assessment
Based on a fictitious city, this is an assessment using primary and secondary data to provide a broad view to best serve this community.
Note: This was a group assignment
- Informed Consent
Short paper discussing the origins of the informed consent protocols.
IV.b. Students will identify opportunities for research and develop plans for research in applied settings in library and information science.
- Research Methods Final Report
Connected Learning Activities at the Library: A case study of adolescents engagement with their public library