Course: Research methods in Librarianship

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Course title Research methods in Librarianship
Course code UBK/KB059
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • HOMOLOVÁ Kateřina, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Research, methods of research, quantitative and qualitative approach Phases of research Data collection Document and content analysis Statistics and data processing Research report

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecturing, Interactive lecture, Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Lecture with a video analysis
  • unspecified - 10 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 5 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 20 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 30 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 13 hours per semester
Recommended literature
  • FOBEROVÁ, Libuše a KONESZOVÁ, Barbora. Výzkumné metody v knihovnictví. Havlíčkův Brod, 2007.
  • HENDL, J. Kvalitativní výzkum. Základní metody a aplikace.. Praha : Portál, 2005.
  • KERLINGER, F. Základy výzkumu chování. Praha : Academia, 1972.
  • KOENIGOVÁ, M. a kol. Matematické a statistické metody v informatice.. Praha : SPN, 1988.
  • POWELL, Ronald, R. Basic research methods for librarians.. Londýn, 2004. ISBN 1-59158-103-6.
  • RYŠAVÝ, D. Metody a techniky sociologického výzkumu.. Olomouc : UP, 2002.
  • SCHNEIDER M. - KOUDELKA, F. Úvod do základů sociologických výzkumů.. Olomouc : UP, 1995.
  • SURYNEK, A. ; KOMÁRKOVÁ, R. ; KAŠPAROVÁ, E. Základy sociologického výzkumu.. Praha, 2001. ISBN 80-7261-038-4.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Library Science (1) Journalism, library science and informatics 2 Summer