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Barbara M. Wildemuth

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Applications of social research methods to questions in information and library science
Barbara M. Wildemuth.

Published 2009 by Libraries Unlimited in Westport, Conn .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Developing a research question
Questions originating in library and information practice
Descriptions of phenomena or settings
Testing hypotheses
Questions related to theory / by Chad Morgan & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Case studies / by Songphan Choemprayong & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Naturalistic research / by Abe J. Crystal & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Longitudinal studies
Delphi studies / by Lili Luo & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Quasi-experimental studies / by Carolyn Hank & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Experimental studies / by Barbara M. Wildemuth & Leo L. Cao
Sampling for extensive studies
Sampling for intensive studies / by Barbara M. Wildemuth & Leo L. Cao
Studying special populations / by Carol L. Perryman & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Historical research / by Chad Morgan & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Existing documents and artifacts as data
Transaction logs / by Laura Sheble & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Think-aloud protocols / by Sanghee Oh & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Direct observation
Participant observation
Research diaries / by Laura Sheble & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Unstructured interviews / by Yan Zhang & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Semi-structured interviews / by Lili Luo & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Focus groups / by Mary Wilkins Jordan & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Survey research / by Mary Wilkins Jordan, Carolyn Hank, &
Barbara m. wildemuth
Measuring cognitive and affective variables
Developing new measures / by Songphan Choemprayong & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Content analysis / by Kristina M. Spurgin & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Qualitative analysis of content / by Yan Zhang & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Discourse analysis / by Carol L. Perryman & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Analytic induction / by Kristina M. Spurgin & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Descriptive statistics
Frequencies, cross-tabulation, and the chi square statistic
Analyzing sequences of events
Correlation
Comparing means : t tests and analysis of variance / by Abe J. Crystal & Barbara M. Wildemuth
Putting it all together.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
020.72
Library of Congress
Z669.7 .W55 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22843056M
Internet Archive
applicationssoci00barb
ISBN 13
9781591585039
LC Control Number
2008053745
Goodreads
6227766

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