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introduction to quantitative research methods for librarians
Bibliography: p. 199-208.
|Statement||by Taverekere Srikantaiah and Herbert H. Hoffman.|
|Contributions||Hoffman, Herbert H., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||Z669.7 .S74 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||223 p. :|
|Number of Pages||223|
|LC Control Number||78100003|
Introduction to quantitative research methods by Mark Balnaves, , SAGE edition, in English. In this issue of Library Technology Reports (vol. 53, no. 4), “Applying Quantitative Methods to E-book Collections,” author Melissa Goertzen demonstrates how to develop an evaluation framework for e-book collections using readily available quantitative data sources. Throughout the report, she provides examples of research methods, data sets, and study results that she’s used to make informed .
This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines. This book is based on my lecture materials developed over a decade of teaching the doctoral-level class on Research Methods at the University of South Florida. The target audience for this book includes Ph.D. An accessible introduction to the essential quantitative methods for making valuable business decisions. Quantitative methods-research techniques used to analyze quantitative data-enable professionals to organize and understand numbers and, in turn, to make good decisions.
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Addressed to practicing librarians and other information professionals, as well as master's and doctoral students in LIS programs, Basic Research Methods for Librarians, Fifth Edition specifically covers the research methodologies likely to be used by librarians, providing guidance on designing and conducting research and publishing research /5(12).
Introduction introduction to quantitative research methods for librarians book Quantitative Research Methods is a student-friendly introduction to quantitative research methods and basic statistics. It uses a detective theme throughout the text and in multimedia courseware to show how quantitative methods have been used to solve real-life problems.
The focus of this book is on using quantitative research methods to test hypotheses and build theory in political science, public policy and public administration.
It is designed for advanced undergraduate courses, or introductory and intermediate graduate-level courses/5(5). In the most basic terms, quantitative research methods are concerned with collecting and analyzing data that is structured and can be represented numerically.
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Levine, David F. : Stacy Allsop. Library and information science (LIS) is a very broad discipline, which uses a wide rangeof constantly evolving research strategies and techniques.
The aim of this chapter is to provide an updated view of research issues in library and information science. A stratified random sample of articles published in five prominent journals was analyzed and classified to identify (i) research.
Research methods in librarianship: techniques Bull Med Libr Assoc 80(4) October Book reviews and interpretation. New York: Academic Press, Sullivan Incorrect citations: a comparison of. 6. Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods: An Investigative Approach.
Mark Balnaves & Peter Caputi in Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods: An Investigative Approach provide a student-friendly introduction to quantitative research methods and basic statistics. Most significantly, the authors have used a detective theme throughout the text to show how quantitative methods.
Quantitative research methods are one of the best tools to identify a problem or phenomenon, how widespread it is, and how it is changing over time.
After identifying a problem, quantitative research can also be used to come up with a trustworthy solution, identified using numerical data collected through standardized techniques.
Methods for collecting data. Data is the information that you collect for the purposes of answering your research data collection methods you use depend on the type of data you need.
Qualitative vs. quantitative data. Your choice of qualitative or quantitative data collection depends on the type of knowledge you want to develop. For questions about ideas, experiences and. Introduction to quantitative research methods for librarians.
Santa Ana, CA: Headway Publications, (OCoLC) Online version: Srikantaiah, Taverekere. Introduction to quantitative research methods for librarians. Santa Ana, CA: Headway Publications, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.
Introduction to quantitative research What is quantitative research. Research methods in education (and the other social sciences) are often divided into two main types: quantitative and qualitative methods. College & Research Libraries (C&RL) is the official, bi-monthly, online-only scholarly research journal of the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library : Perry D.
Morrison. Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods is a student-friendly introduction to quantitative research methods and basic statistics. It uses a /5(2). The PDF file you selected should load here if your Web browser has a PDF reader plug-in installed (for example, a recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader).
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[Taverekere Srikantaiah; Herbert H Hoffman]. research that involves collecting, analyzing and integrating quantitative (e.g., experiments, surveys) and qualitative (e.g., focus groups, interview s) r esearch.
This approach to research is. Introduction Quantitative research, in contrast to qualitative research, deals with data that are numerical or that can be converted into numbers. The basic methods used to investigate numerical data are called ‘statistics’.
Statistical techniques are concerned with the organisation, analysis, interpretation and presentation of numerical data. Designed to empower new investigators to conduct their own original research projects, the third edition of Introduction to Health Research Methods: A Practical Guide leads the reader step-by-step in performing quantitative and qualitative research in medicine, public health, and other clinical and population health fields.
Organized in five sections, the text covers the entire research. This textbook offers an essential introduction to survey research and quantitative methods. Building on the premise that statistical methods need to be learned in a practical fashion, the book guides students through the various steps of the survey research process and helps to apply those steps toward a.
Research methods in education (and the other social sciences) are often divided into two main types: quantitative and qualitative methods. This book will discuss one of these two main strands: ‘quantitative methods’, and what distinguishes quantitative from qualitative methods.RSMT Introduction to Research Methods This course will provide an opportunity for participants to establish or advance their understanding of research through critical exploration of research language, ethics, and approaches.
Quantitative Methods for Health Research, Second Edition is a practical learning resource for students, practitioners and researchers in public health, health care and related disciplines, providing both a course book and a useful introductory reference.