Advancing Research for Library and Information Science with Qualitative Secondary Analysis

  • Jenny Bossaler University of Missouri
  • C.Sean Burns University of Kentucky
  • Amy VanScoy University at Buffalo

Abstract

This paper presents the results of a study utilizing a seldom-used method in Library and Information Science (LIS): Qualitative Secondary Analysis. The data is drawn from two phenomenological studies about experiences of Reference and Information Services (RIS) librarians. We discuss how we repurposed the interview data in this study, and also the strengths, weaknesses, and wider applications of the method across LIS.

Published
2017-05-10
How to Cite
BOSSALER, Jenny; BURNS, C.Sean; VANSCOY, Amy. Advancing Research for Library and Information Science with Qualitative Secondary Analysis. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 3, p. 593-600, may 2017. ISSN 2241-1925. Available at: <http://qqml-journal.net/index.php/qqml/article/view/21>. Date accessed: 18 jan. 2020.