5 Goals of the Library and Information Science Research Coalition Dr Hazel Hall
<ul><li>Coalition background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2006-2008:  consultations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>March 2009:  5 fou...
See the Coalition web site at http://lisresearch.org
<ul><li>Facilitating a co-ordinated and strategic approach to LIS research across the UK </li></ul><ul><li>Provision of a ...
<ul><ul><li>bringing together information about LIS research opportunities and results  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encoura...
Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity  to make a ...
Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity  to make a ...
Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity  to make a ...
Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity  to make a ...
Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity  to make a ...
Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity  to make a ...
Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity  to make a ...
<ul><ul><li>bringing together information about LIS research opportunities and results  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encoura...
 
 
 
 
Research funding opportunities Studentships offered Invitation to join consultation Research report published Topical deba...
<ul><ul><li>bringing together information about LIS research opportunities and results  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encoura...
 
Future plans: W3 Wiki; practitioner researcher starter kit; training events, e.g. “Meeting the editor/editorial board”.
<ul><ul><li>bringing together information about LIS research opportunities and results  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encoura...
 
<ul><ul><li>Community engagement? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perceptions of Google as cost-free replacement for libraries?...
<ul><ul><li>Community engagement? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perceptions of Google as cost-free replacement for libraries?...
 
<ul><ul><li>bringing together information about LIS research opportunities and results  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encoura...
<ul><li>The Coalition would like to meet  you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find out more  http://lisresearch.org </li></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>LIS Research Coalition </li></ul><ul><li>http://lisresearch.org </li></ul><ul><li>@LISResearch </li></ul><ul><li>D...
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  1. 1. 5 Goals of the Library and Information Science Research Coalition Dr Hazel Hall
  2. 2. <ul><li>Coalition background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2006-2008: consultations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>March 2009: 5 founding members formally established the LIS Research Coalition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>August 2009 : Hazel Hall appointed to lead the implementation (part-time, 2 days per week) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. See the Coalition web site at http://lisresearch.org
  4. 4. <ul><li>Facilitating a co-ordinated and strategic approach to LIS research across the UK </li></ul><ul><li>Provision of a formal structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li> improve access to LIS research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> maximise relevance & impact of LIS research </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><ul><li>bringing together information about LIS research opportunities and results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encouraging dialogue between research funders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promoting LIS practitioner research and the translation of research outcomes into practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>articulating a strategic approach to LIS research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promoting the development of research capacity in LIS </li></ul></ul>Specific goals of:
  6. 6. Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity to make a contribution Determine a research approach Analyse data Relate findings to research context
  7. 7. Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity to make a contribution Determine a research approach Analyse data Relate findings to research context This local model works, but is limited
  8. 8. Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity to make a contribution Determine a research approach Analyse data Relate findings to research context Published research adds to research context Published research directs future effort
  9. 9. Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity to make a contribution Determine a research approach Analyse data Relate findings to research context Need for an appreciation of what has already been done in the domain in order to identify (1) appropriate research aims and questions and (2) methods to be deployed. Published research adds to research context Published research directs future effort
  10. 10. Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity to make a contribution Determine a research approach Analyse data Relate findings to research context Need for an appreciation of what has already been done in the domain in order to identify (1) appropriate research aims and questions and (2) methods to be deployed. Published research adds to research context Published research directs future effort Need for an appreciation of: range of available methods/tools; dissemination channels; means of ensuring that research output has impact, e.g. policy development.
  11. 11. Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity to make a contribution Determine a research approach Analyse data Relate findings to research context Need for an appreciation of what has already been done in the domain in order to identify (1) appropriate research aims and questions and (2) methods to be deployed. Published research adds to research context Published research directs future effort Need for an appreciation of: range of available methods/tools; dissemination channels; means of ensuring that research output has impact, e.g. policy development. RESOURCES: FUNDING SOURCES, TIME ALLOCATED, BUY-IN
  12. 12. Previous work New work Collect data Establish an understanding of the research context Identify an opportunity to make a contribution Determine a research approach Analyse data Relate findings to research context Need for an appreciation of what has already been done in the domain in order to identify (1) appropriate research aims and questions and (2) methods to be deployed. Published research adds to research context Published research directs future effort Need for an appreciation of: range of available methods/tools; dissemination channels; means of ensuring that research output has impact, e.g. policy development. RESOURCES: FUNDING SOURCES, TIME ALLOCATED, BUY-IN
  13. 13. <ul><ul><li>bringing together information about LIS research opportunities and results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encouraging dialogue between research funders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promoting LIS practitioner research and the translation of research outcomes into practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>articulating a strategic approach to LIS research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promoting the development of research capacity in LIS </li></ul></ul>Specific goals of:
  14. 18. Research funding opportunities Studentships offered Invitation to join consultation Research report published Topical debate Report of on-going research Training event announced Conference registration open New journal issue published Conference offering funded places Research report published
  15. 19. <ul><ul><li>bringing together information about LIS research opportunities and results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encouraging dialogue between research funders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promoting LIS practitioner research and the translation of research outcomes into practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>articulating a strategic approach to LIS research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promoting the development of research capacity in LIS </li></ul></ul>Specific goals of:
  16. 21. Future plans: W3 Wiki; practitioner researcher starter kit; training events, e.g. “Meeting the editor/editorial board”.
  17. 22. <ul><ul><li>bringing together information about LIS research opportunities and results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encouraging dialogue between research funders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promoting LIS practitioner research and the translation of research outcomes into practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>articulating a strategic approach to LIS research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promoting the development of research capacity in LIS </li></ul></ul>Specific goals of:
  18. 24. <ul><ul><li>Community engagement? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perceptions of Google as cost-free replacement for libraries? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile devices as preferred platform for information delivery? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impact of digitisation on services provision? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenges of serving increasingly diverse user groups? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future job roles of LIS staff? </li></ul></ul>Establish priority research themes
  19. 25. <ul><ul><li>Community engagement? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perceptions of Google as cost-free replacement for libraries? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile devices as preferred platform for information delivery? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impact of digitisation on services provision? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenges of serving increasingly diverse user groups? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future job roles of LIS staff? </li></ul></ul>Establish priority research themes Development of an evidence base on the impact and value of library and information services
  20. 27. <ul><ul><li>bringing together information about LIS research opportunities and results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encouraging dialogue between research funders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promoting LIS practitioner research and the translation of research outcomes into practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>articulating a strategic approach to LIS research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promoting the development of research capacity in LIS </li></ul></ul>Specific goals of:
  21. 28. <ul><li>The Coalition would like to meet you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find out more http://lisresearch.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Suggestions for content welcomed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow @LISResearch on Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>@LISResearch will tweet your research-related news </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep Monday 28 th June 2010 for conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Join us! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help build the evidence base </li></ul></ul>
  22. 29. <ul><li>LIS Research Coalition </li></ul><ul><li>http://lisresearch.org </li></ul><ul><li>@LISResearch </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Hazel Hall </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>07 969 07 8181 </li></ul>Slides available: http://www.slideshare.net/LISResearch

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