OCLC Research presents a novel user research methodology that combines log analysis with semi-structured interviews to determine how library users navigate the path from discovery to access. Indications are, “The methodology used for this study also could be extended beyond discovery systems. Other computerized activities that leave digital traces could be studied using interview protocols based on log analysis.”
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Lynn Silipigni Connaway reviews different forms of qualitative research and mixed research methods using examples from recent research projects.
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This presentation provides a deep delve into information behavior research methods, qualitative research, and ethnographic data collection tools and methods.
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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.
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