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  1. The main textbook for this course will be:

  2. Applications of social research methods to questions in information and library science - Barbara M. Wildemuth, editor 2017

    Book  Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017

  3. Introduction 4 items
    1. Choices and constraints in social research - M. Patricia Golden 1976

      Chapter Essential HM251 .R47 1977 (Ch.1)

    2. Research in librarianship: issues to consider - Denise Koufogiannakis, Ellen Crumley 2006

      Article 

  4. Theory, models and research question development 8 items
    1. What is the question? - J. T. Leek, R. D. Peng 2015

      Article Essential

    2. Developing a research question - Barbara M. Wildemuth 2017

      Chapter Essential Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.2)

    3. Questions originating in library and information practice - Barbara M. Wildemuth 2017

      Chapter Essential Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.3)

    4. Questions related to theory - Chad Morgan, Barbara M. Wildemuth 2017

      Chapter Essential Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.6)

    5. Exploring theory development: learning from diverse masters - Diane H. Sonnenwald 2016

      Chapter  Print copy in library Z665 .T49636 2016 (Ch.1)

    6. Reflections on the development of a theoretical perspective - Carol Collier Kuhlthau 2016

      Chapter  Print copy in library Z665 .T49636 2016 (Ch.4)

  5. Hypothesis, variables and sampling 3 items
    1. Testing hypotheses - Barbara M. Wildemuth 2017

      Chapter  Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.5)

    2. Experimental studies - Barbara M. Wildemuth, Leo L. Cao 2017

      Chapter  Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.12)

    3. Sampling for extensive studies - Barbara M. Wildemuth 2017

      Chapter  Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.14)

  6. Surveys and questionnaire development 5 items
    1. Survey research - Carolyn Hank, Mary Wilkins Jordan, Barbara M. Wildemuth 2017

      Chapter Essential Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.28)

    2. Internet, phone, mail, and mixed-mode surveys: the tailored design method - Don A. Dillman, Jolene D. Smyth, Leah Melani Christian 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book  Print copy in library HM538 .D55 2014

  7. Statistical methods: variables (again), correlation and regression 6 items
    1. Descriptive statistics - Barbara M. Wildemuth 2017

      Chapter Essential Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.35)

    2. Frequencies, cross-tabulation, and the chi-square statistic - Barbara M. Wildemuth 2017

      Chapter Essential Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.36)

    3. Correlation - Barbara M. Wildemuth 2017

      Chapter Essential Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.38)

    4. Elementary statistics in social research: essentials - Jack Levin [2014]

      Book  HA29 .L388 2014

  8. Ethnographies, participant observation and case studies 6 items
    1. Five qualitative approaches to inquiry - John W. Creswell 2013

      Chapter Essential Print copy in library H61 .C73 2013 (ch.4)

    2. What is case study? - Gary Thomas, Kevin Myers 2015

      Chapter Essential H62 .T66 2015 (ch.1)

  9. Interviews (structured, semi-structured, focus groups) and think alouds 6 items
    1. Think-aloud protocols - Sanghee Oh, Barbara M. Wildemuth 2017

      Chapter Essential Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.21)

    2. Unstructured interviews - Yan Zhang, Barbara M. Wildemuth 2017

      Chapter Essential Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.25)

    3. Semistructured interviews - Lili Luo, Barbara M. Wildemuth 2017

      Chapter Essential Print copy in library Z669.7 .W55 2017 (Ch.26)

    4. Qualitative interviewing: the art of hearing data - Herbert J. Rubin, Irene S. Rubin 2012

      Book  H62 .R737 2012

  10. Qualitative data analysis 3 items
    1. Data analysis and representation - John W. Creswell 2013

      Chapter Essential H61 .C73 2013 (ch.6)

    2. Qualitative analysis - Alison Jane Pickard 2013

      Chapter Essential Print copy in library Z669.7 .P53 2013 (ch.23)

    3. The coding manual for qualitative researchers - Johnny Saldaña 2016

      Book  H62 .S343 2016

  11. Ethics and data sharing – UCL research guidelines 2 items
  12. Additional Resources:

  13. Literature reviews - UNC College of Arts & Sciences

    Webpage 

  14. Publication manual of the American Psychological Association - American Psychological Association 2010

    Book  BF76.7 .P83 2010

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