Description

This book features case studies and active learning exercises related to using evidence-based approaches in several types of academic libraries. Evidence-Based Librarianship is a vital reference to practicing librarians, library science students, and library science educators as it focuses on applying practice-based evidence gleaned from users, direct observation, and research.

Key Features

  • Peer-reviewed case studies from leading academic librarians
  • Active learning exercises for on-the-job training and library science education related to evidence-based practice
  • Detailed bibliography

Readership

Practitioners and students of Library and Information Science

Table of Contents

Designing a curriculum in evidence-based practice for master’s students in library and information science; Action research and information literacy: A case study at the University of Parma; Harnessing the power of information; What, so what, now what; Evidence-based librarianship Down Under: Improving a nation’s resource-sharing; A new paradigm for morning report: A collaborative effort between the Department of Internal Medicine and the Medical Library; Reaching out to research students: Information literacy in context; The Cal Poly digital learning initiative.

Details

No. of pages:
208
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Chandos Publishing
Print ISBN:
9781843342991
Electronic ISBN:
9781780631080

Reviews

…for anyone wishing to extend their understanding of EBL., Barbara Frame, Dunedin Public Libraries
…it will be useful as a complementary source of case studies and learning exercises, Information Research