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This libguide offers educational materials and training opportunities related to research design and methods applied in Library and Information Science (LIS) areas of work.
General Resources in University Libraries' Collection
University Research Training Opportunities
Research Training Opportunities through Professional Organizations
Institute for Research Design in Librarianship
Academic and research librarians employed in the United States are eligible to apply for this continuing education opportunity, supplemented with pre-institute learning activities and a personal learning network that provides ongoing mentoring.
LIS Research Journals
Core Journals in Library and Information Science
This article outlines a methodology used at the Libraries of Purdue University, which could be adapted by other university libraries, to create a tiered list of journals tailored to the institution.
ALA Guide on Research Methods
Includes links to sites that provide information about qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research. A table is included that gives brief descriptions of some research methods, links to more information and links to some examples.
SAGE Research Methods Online
Explore the research methods terrain, read definitions of key terminology, and discover content relevant to your research methods journey.
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