IS 588 Research Design in LIS

Provides an introduction to the design of LIS research, beginning with an in-depth consideration of the philosophical and logical underpinnings of research. A brief survey of different methods used in LIS research is followed by an exploration of research design issues through comparative hands-on exercises. Throughout the course, the emphasis will be on research design choices, especially the connections between research questions and research methods.

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2019

    • IS588A
      Tue, 1:00 pm - 3:50 pm
      Room 242
      Open to all PhD students across campus.
      Lori Kendall
      16 weeks

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).