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The research landscape The wider context and the LIS Research Coalition response  Presentation to LISC(NI) – 29 th  Septem...
History
Sources of funding? Previous research output?
Communication between funding bodies
Research takes place  here
Other things  happen here
Do we have access to the right tools and skills? Who would be interested in our output?
 
<ul><ul><li>bring together information about LIS research opportunities and results  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encourage ...
Value
 
Cute!
 
A “good thing”
We’re  great  on advocacy
…  and we’re good at measuring the tangible
What about value?
Please show me the figures to demonstrate how the public library service has reduced anti-social behaviour in this communi...
What about impact?
To what extent have innovations in services delivery contributed to improving exam results of the children at this school?...
Evidence for politically important stakeholders …  for accountability, informed practice
Job satisfaction: intellectual stimulation, enjoyment of learning, pride, (retention) Enhanced peer relationships, career ...
<ul><ul><li>bring together information about LIS research opportunities and results  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encourage ...
<ul><ul><li>bring together information about LIS research opportunities and results  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encourage ...
Time
Research funding opportunities Studentships offered Invitation to join consultation Research report published Topical deba...
Saving time: resources on the Coalition web pages
Management support
Encouraging top-level support for practitioner research
Tools and methods
Extending the repertoire of research approaches, and plans for further events in 2010/11
Raise ambitions
Raise ambitions
Providing opportunities for on-going research to be recognised The full One Minute Madness  video can be accessed from: ht...
LIS Research Coalition provides direction
…  to funding opportunities
…  to networks & mentors
Acting as the focus for external support of LIS research in the UK
Find out more
<ul><ul><li> http://lisresearch.org   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Where you will find a link to these slides, and sugge...
<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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The research landscape: the wider context and the LIS Research Coalition Response

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The research landscape: the wider context and the LIS Research Coalition Response

  1. 1. The research landscape The wider context and the LIS Research Coalition response Presentation to LISC(NI) – 29 th September 2010 Hazel Hall
  2. 2. History
  3. 3. Sources of funding? Previous research output?
  4. 4. Communication between funding bodies
  5. 5. Research takes place here
  6. 6. Other things happen here
  7. 7. Do we have access to the right tools and skills? Who would be interested in our output?
  8. 9. <ul><ul><li>bring together information about LIS research opportunities and results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encourage dialogue between research funders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promote LIS practitioner research and the translation of research outcomes into practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>articulate a strategic approach to LIS research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promote the development of research capacity in LIS </li></ul></ul>Our goals are to:
  9. 10. Value
  10. 12. Cute!
  11. 14. A “good thing”
  12. 15. We’re great on advocacy
  13. 16. … and we’re good at measuring the tangible
  14. 17. What about value?
  15. 18. Please show me the figures to demonstrate how the public library service has reduced anti-social behaviour in this community What about value?
  16. 19. What about impact?
  17. 20. To what extent have innovations in services delivery contributed to improving exam results of the children at this school? What about impact?
  18. 21. Evidence for politically important stakeholders … for accountability, informed practice
  19. 22. Job satisfaction: intellectual stimulation, enjoyment of learning, pride, (retention) Enhanced peer relationships, career progression
  20. 23. <ul><ul><li>bring together information about LIS research opportunities and results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encourage dialogue between research funders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promote LIS practitioner research and the translation of research outcomes into practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>articulate a strategic approach to LIS research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promote the development of research capacity in LIS </li></ul></ul>Our goals are to:
  21. 24. <ul><ul><li>bring together information about LIS research opportunities and results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>encourage dialogue between research funders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promote LIS practitioner research and the translation of research outcomes into practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>articulate a strategic approach to LIS research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promote the development of research capacity in LIS </li></ul></ul>Our goals are to: Support librarians to use research in their work, and to undertake research to add to the evidence-base
  22. 25. Time
  23. 26. 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 Saving time: Twitter feed as current awareness
  24. 27. Saving time: resources on the Coalition web pages
  25. 28. Management support
  26. 29. Encouraging top-level support for practitioner research
  27. 30. Tools and methods
  28. 31. Extending the repertoire of research approaches, and plans for further events in 2010/11
  29. 32. Raise ambitions
  30. 33. Raise ambitions
  31. 34. Providing opportunities for on-going research to be recognised The full One Minute Madness video can be accessed from: http://www.vimeo.com/12948960
  32. 35. LIS Research Coalition provides direction
  33. 36. … to funding opportunities
  34. 37. … to networks & mentors
  35. 38. Acting as the focus for external support of LIS research in the UK
  36. 39. Find out more
  37. 40. <ul><ul><li> http://lisresearch.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Where you will find a link to these slides, and suggestions for content are welcomed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow @LISResearch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>@LISResearch will tweet your research-related news, queries... </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review conference materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>See http://lisresearch.org/conference-2010 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  38. 41. <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>+44 (0)7 969 07 8181 </li></ul>All photographs, with the exception of “History” and Bolton public library, are from http://www.morguefile.com

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