New Trends in Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries: Selected Papers Presented at the 2nd Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries : Proceedings of the International Conference on QQML2010, Chania, Crete, Greece, 25-28 May 2010

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Anthi Katsirikou, Christos H. Skiadas
World Scientific, 2012 - Electronic books - 472 pages
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This unique volume presents the latest scientific achievements of library researchers and professionals on the Qualitative and Quantitative Methods of Libraries. Scholars and professionals have now an information resource on methodological tools for library services. Except for the new technologies that facilitate the innovation of libraries, it is the underlying policy and functional changes that have the most lasting effect on the scholarly operation that explains why this volume is important in the field or market. It also explores in detail the areas covering library methodologies, marketing and management, statistics and bibliometrics, content and subject analysis, users'' behaviors and library policies that play an important role at every aspect of library research in the twenty-first century.
 

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Contents

Selected Papers
1
Views from the Academic Library Reference Desk
43
A Practical Approach
89
Chapter 3 Using Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Digital Library Education and Research
161
Chapter 4 Library and Information Science PostGraduate Student Research
205
Chapter 5 Users and Their Behaviours
241
Chapter 6 Academic Libraries
307
Chapter 7 Digital Libraries
345
Chapter 8 Library Applications and Methodologies
385
Chapter 9 Information and Learning
439
Author Index
451
Title Index
453
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