Reviews of Williamson, K. & Johanson, G. (eds.) (2013) Research Methods: Information, Systems, and Contexts

Very pleased to see two positive reviews of a book in which I have authored or co-authored three chapters. The book is;

Williamson, K. & Johanson, G. (eds.) (2013) Research Methods: Information, Systems, and Contexts . Tilde Publishing, Prahran, Victoria. pp113-138 ISBN 978-0-7346-1148-2

The first review is in Library Review, Vol 62, no 8/9 by Peta Wellstead, who is Senior Lecturer at Otago Polytechnic in New Zealand and editor of JELIS.

The second review is in the AARL for the December 2013 issue. This  review is written by Dr Mark Brogan of Edith Cowan University in which he praises the book in general and among others singles out strengths in the chapter:

Cecez-Kecmanovic, D. & Kennan, M.A. (2013) Chapter 5. The methodological landscape: Information systems and knowledge management in Research Methods: Information, Systems, and Contexts Williamson, K. & Johanson, G. (eds.). Tilde Publishing, Prahran, Victoria. pp113-138

The book is available from Tilde and contains the following chapters:

Part I – Foundations and Framing
Chapter 1 – Research concepts
Chapter 2 – The fundamentals of research planning
Chapter 3 – Information research: Patterns and practice
Chapter 4 – Archival and recordkeeping research: Past, present and future
Chapter 5 – The methodological landscape: Information systems and knowledge management
Part II – Research Methods
Chapter 6 – Survey designs
Chapter 7 – Case study research in information systems
Chapter 8 – Action research: Theory and practice
Chapter 9 – Constructivist grounded theory: A 21st century research methodology
Chapter 10 – Bibliometric research
Chapter 11 – Design-science research
Chapter 12 – Researching history
Chapter 13 – Ethnographic research
Chapter 14 – Experimental research
Part III – Research Techniques
Chapter 15 – Population and samples
Chapter 16 – Questionnaires, individual interviews and focus group interviews
Chapter 17 – Observation
Chapter 18 – Quantitative data analysis
Chapter 19 – Qualitative data analysis
Part IV – Research Practice and Communication
Chapter 20 – Ethical research practices
Chapter 21 –  Managing research data
Chapter 22 –  Research writing and dissemination
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