Barriers to Evidence-Based Library and Information Practice

Pretty, Heather J.
February 2007
Feliciter;2007, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p30
The article discusses the barriers to evidence-based library and information practice (EBLIP). It defines evidence-based librarianship (EBL) as a method for resolving daily problems in the professional through the integration of experience and research. It provides the six-step process of evidence-based practice, including defining the problem and finding evidence.


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