Date(s) - Friday, September 1, 2017
Facilitators Bríd McGrath & Liz KerrinsMake a Booking →
Research skills for librarians and information workers.
Library staff increasingly need to understand and be able to undertake research as part of their work in developing services, advising users and reporting to management and the library community of their services and developments in library work. This course provides an introduction to the skills in research, selecting a suitable research style, evaluating research, writing and disseminating their results. It is presented by Dr. Bríd McGrath and social researcher and librarian Liz Kerrins.
10.00 Welcome and introductions (Bríd)
10.30 Introduction to research; why librarians should understand and conduct research (Liz)
10.30 Introducing the research process (Liz)
11.00 Getting started: planning your research project (Bríd)
11.15 Tea / coffee
11.30 Evaluating research & conducting literature reviews (Bríd)
Practical session on evaluating research
12.00 Methodologies and methods (Liz)
Practical session on planning your research (Bríd)
13.45 Collecting and analysing data / information (Liz)
Practical session on coding
14.45 Writing up your research and research outputs (Bríd)
15.30 Research dissemination and impact (Bríd) (Practical session)
16.15 Questions and answers; evaluation
Bookings are closed for this event.