“ demonstrate understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods and of the evaluation and synthesis of research literature”
Information professional continuously improve their skills and knowledge within their profession. One way in which we as professional can do this is by conducting research to create new concepts and develop new programs and services. Information professionals can do this by participating in primary and secondary research.
Primary research is research collected by the researchers. Surveys, interviews, ethnographic research, and observations are all types of primary research. Conducting primary research is a skill that benefits all research regardless of the subject or the setting …show more content…
Evaluation of data means to examine the quality and relevance of the information. Is the data accurate and is the information crucial to better explaining the topic? To synthesis data is to combine different sets of information or ideas to make a coherent point, theory, or discussion. Being able to synthesize information allows you articulate research in a comprehensible and logical …show more content…
It also demonstrates my ability to synthesis information. It does this by evaluating historical information about academic libraries and current trends to form an opinion on the future of libraries within academia.
The Evolution and Future of the Academic Library https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3nfjpmJCSjZYzFrS0M2WlBLOTg/view?usp=sharing LIBR 257- Record Management The paper Factors in Implementing an Electronic Record Management System demonstrates my ability to research using a variety of methods. This paper also demonstrates by ability to relate the collected data to a relevant library service and explain how the service could be improved or hindered based on the information collected.
Factors in Implementing an Electronic Record Management System https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3nfjpmJCSjZNFlKRjJmTGFtNW8/view?usp=sharing LIBR 257- Record Management The survey Records Survey Assignment demonstrates my ability to conduct primary and quantitative research using data collected via a survey method.