Thursday, March 30, 2006

Research in decision making for librarians

Just featured in Internet Resources Newsletter today: Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP) is a peer reviewed, open access journal published quarterly by the University of Alberta Learning Services, using the OJS Software. The purpose of the journal is to provide a forum for librarians and other information professionals to discover research that may contribute to decision making in professional practice. EBLIP publishes original research and commentary on the topic of evidence based library and information practice, as well as reviews of previously published research (evidence summaries) on a wide number of topics. (Also distributed via discussionlist `Evidence based practice to librarianship and information science` EVIDENCE-BASED-LIBRARIES@JISCMAIL.AC.UK ) Current issue articles:
  • Adding SPICE to a Library Intranet Site: A Recipe to Enhance Usability Lisa Cotter, Larnich Harije, Suzanne Lewis, Ingrid Tonnison
  • Employing Evidence: Does it Have a Job in Vocational Libraries? Cecily Martina, Bradley Jones
  • Name Authority Challenges for Indexing and Abstracting Databases Denise Beaubien Bennett, Priscilla Williams
  • Persuasive Evidence: Improving Customer Service through Evidence Based Librarianship Wendy Anne Abbott
  • Evidence-Based Marketing for Academic Librarians Yoo-Seong Song
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