Goal 4: Theory and Praxis

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.