Research methods

Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice   Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice
Edited by Denise Koufogiannakis and Alison Brettle

This book builds a research-grounded, theoretical foundation for evidence based library and information practice and illustrates how librarians can incorporate the principles to make more informed decisions . . .

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Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the UK and Republic of Ireland, 3rd edition   Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the UK and Republic of Ireland, 3rd edition
Edited by Karen Attar

The Directory is the only publication to bring together rare book and special collections from all kinds of libraries across the British Isles and is an essential research tool for researchers and librarians . . .

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Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries   Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries
Edited by Starr Hoffman

This inspiring book will enable academic librarians to develop excellent research and instructional services and create a library culture that encompasses exploration, learning and collaboration. Higher . . .

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How to Do Research, 3rd edition   How to Do Research, 3rd edition
The practical guide to designing and managing research projects

Nick Moore

This new edition of Nick Moore's highly successful How to do Research offers an accessible guide to the complete research process. It focuses on the day-to-day requirements of project, managing a piece . . .

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Practical Tips for Facilitating Research   Practical Tips for Facilitating Research
Moira J Bent

This practical guide offers innovative tips and reliable best practice to enable new and experienced library and information professionals to evaluate their current provision and develop their service . . .

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Providing Effective Library Services for Research   Providing Effective Library Services for Research
Jo Webb, Pat Gannon-Leary and Moira Bent

The emphasis on principles and techniques in the book means that it is perfect reading for busy practitioners but it is also eminently suitable for students and researchers trying to get to grips with . . .

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Putting Library Assessment Data to Work   Putting Library Assessment Data to Work
Edited by Selena Killick and Frankie Wilson

Effective library assessment is crucial for a successful academic library. But what do we mean by library assessment and how can it be used to improve the library service? This new book provides a practical . . .

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Qualitative Research for the Information Professional, 2nd edition   Qualitative Research for the Information Professional, 2nd edition
A practical handbook

G. E. Gorman and Peter Clayton

This established text is the only introduction to qualitative research methodologies in the field of library and information management. Its extensive coverage encompasses all aspects of qualitative research . . .

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Research Methods in Information, 2nd edition   Research Methods in Information, 2nd edition
Alison Jane Pickard

The long-awaited 2nd edition of this best-selling research methods handbook is fully updated and includes brand new coverage of online research methods and techniques, mixed methodology and qualitative . . .

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Research, Evaluation and Audit   Research, Evaluation and Audit
Key steps in demonstrating your value

Edited by Maria J. Grant, Barbara Sen and Hannah Spring

This handbook provides library and information professionals with the information they need to undertake research projects in the workplace in order to inform their own practice and improve service delivery. Whether . . .

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Successful Enquiry Answering Every Time, 7th edition   Successful Enquiry Answering Every Time, 7th edition
Thinking your way from problem to solution

Tim Buckley Owen

Successful Enquiry Answering Every Time is designed to guide information professionals through all the stages of research, from finding out what the enquirer really wants, to providing a polished, . . .

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Supporting Research Students   Supporting Research Students
Barbara Allan

The importance of supporting the needs of research students has recently risen higher up the academic agenda around the world. Numbers of postgraduate students have expanded, and the traditional PhD has . . .

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The Facet Research Methods Collection   The Facet Research Methods Collection

This Collection contains the following books: Research, Evaluation and Audit edited by Maria J. Grant, Barbara Sen and Hannah Spring Research Methods in Information, 2nd edition by Alison . . .

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The Facet Research Support Collection   The Facet Research Support Collection

This Collection contains the following books: Practical Tips for Facilitating Research by Moira Bent Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries edited by Starr Hoffman Altmetrics: A . . .

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The Facet Research Support Collection 2   The Facet Research Support Collection 2

This Collection contains the following books: Practical Tips for Facilitating Research by Moira Bent Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries edited by Starr Hoffman Altmetrics: . . .

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