A Model for Research Methods Training for New Research Students in Libraries and Information Studies

This project aimed at developing a training model and seminar series for research students in Information Studies. It addresses the wide range of methodologies that is used in information studies; by the pooling of expertise, and the development of a common package, aimed so that students are more widely exposed to them than HE institutions would be able to do individually. A decision tree was developed which will assist students in adopting and adapting appropriate methodologies for their chosen topic.

Project duration: 2007-2008

Sponsor: AHRC Collaborative Research Training Provision for Doctoral Students.

Partners: Loughborough University

KIM team: Ana Vasconcelos