Presentations

Container Collapse: Student Search Choices and Implications for Instructional Interventions

Container Collapse: Student Search Choices and Implications for Instructional Interventions

By Joyce Kasman Valenza, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Tara Tobin Cataldo

ALA Annual 2019
Washington, DC (USA)

This update from the project Researching Students’ Information Choices (RSIC) includes research and information concepts, methods, and the idea of “container collapse,” which describes the obscuring of information sources from the print containers that once provided visual context and cues to help individuals identify the documents’ origins.

File: ppt, 67MB   Topics: Information Literacy, Research Methods

A User-Centered Perspective: Integrating Qualitative Research Methods into the Study of Information Behavior

A User-Centered Perspective: Integrating Qualitative Research Methods into the Study of Information Behavior

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

The International Symposium on Qualitative Methods in Librarianship and Information Studies
Mexico City (Mexico)

In this keynote presentation, Silipigni Connaway delves into data collection methods, information behavior research methods, making a case for qualitative research methods and providing examples in recent research of how this has been implemented.

File: ppt, 54MB   Topics: Research Methods

Using Qualitative Methods for Library and Information Science Research: An Interactive Workshop

Using Qualitative Methods for Library and Information Science Research: An Interactive Workshop

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

The International Symposium on Qualitative Methods in Librarianship and Information Studies
Mexico City (Mexico)

In this workshop, participants learned about qualitative research data collection methods and tools, focusing on interviews, structured observations, usability testing, and ethnographic research. Participants also went through a few exercises to put the knowledge into action.

File: ppt, 21MB   Topics: Research Methods

Digging into the Research: An Overview of Models and Networks

Digging into the Research: An Overview of Models and Networks

By Brian Lavoie, Rebecca Bryant, and Merrilee Proffitt

OCLC RLP Research Retreat
Dublin, OH (USA)

Three researchers and program officers share how OCLC Research develops models to help research libraries (and others) with sensemaking, striving for our models to be useful and to facilitate big picture thinking.

File: pptx, 8.8MB   Topics: Research Methods, Research Library Partnership

Convenient Isn't Always Simple: Digital Visitors and Residents

Convenient Isn't Always Simple: Digital Visitors and Residents

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

University of Adelaide
Adelaide (Australia)

This presentation explains the concepts and framework of digital visitors and residents and the project of mapping individuals on a spectrum of visitor vs. resident for personal and individual use. Examples from the University of Adelaide are featured as well.

File: ppt, 54MB   Topics: Digital Visitors and Residents, Research Methods

User-Centered Research for Developing Programs and Articulating Value

User-Centered Research for Developing Programs and Articulating Value

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

University of Adelaide
Adelaide (Australia)

Lynn Silipigni Connaway makes a case for how the library can support institutional research data management, recent OCLC Research work in this area, as well as the many research methods used in this work.

File: ppt, 31MB   Topics: Research Data Management, Research Methods

New ways of seeing: Understanding individuals on their terms

New Ways of Seeing: Understanding Individuals on their Terms

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

ALIA Information Online
Sydney (Australia)

This presentation provides a deep delve into information behavior research methods, qualitative research, and ethnographic data collection tools and methods.

File: pptx, 9.5MB   Topics: Research Methods, User Research

Applying Research Methods: Opportunities for Engagement and Progress

Applying Research Methods: Opportunities for Engagement and Progress

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Madrid (Spain)

This presentation details research methods, and data collection and data analysis tools and methods used in library and information schools over the years, as well as challenges and opportunities.

File: pptx, 20.6MB   Topics: Research Methods

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research Methods in Information Behavior Studies

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research Methods in Information Behavior Studies

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

ISIC 2018, The Information Behaviour Conference
Kraków (Poland)

This presentation details research methods, and data collection and data analysis tools and methods used in library and information schools over the years for information behavior studies, as well as challenges and opportunities.

File: pptx, 22.1MB   Topics: User Research, Research Methods