TITLE

Activating Research in the Library Community

AUTHOR(S)
Sivak, Allison
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Feliciter;2007, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the evidence-based librarianship (EBL) movement. It explains that the EBL movement aims to employ a rigorous framework to improve institutional decision making and library and information services to users. It allows library and information professionals to gain a concrete understanding of the impact of their work.
ACCESSION #
24124542

 

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