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Focus groups for libraries and librarians / Beryl Glitz.

Author/Creator:
Glitz, Beryl.
Publication:
New York, NY : Forbes, c1998.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 144 p ; 21 cm.
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Other Title:
At head of title: Medical Library Association, MLA
Medical Library Association, MLA focus groups for libraries and librarians
Subjects:
Public services (Libraries) -- Evaluation.
Focus Groups.
Medical subjects:
Libraries.
Data Collection -- methods.
Decision Making.
Contents:
Focus group interviewing: a qualitative research method
How focus groups work: the small group process
Development and usage of the focus group technique
Focus groups in the library setting
Strengths and weaknesses: when should the focus group be used
The moderator
Preparing for the discussion
Question development
Conducting the discussion
The final steps: analysis, reporting, and use of the results
Case studies: Focus groups in the library.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-138) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
Contributor:
Medical Library Association.
John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
ISBN:
0828112495 (pbk.)
OCLC:
40390466