School of Information and Library
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Office: 210 Manning Hall
Phone: 962-8072 or 962-8366 (SILS office); 968-3018 (home)
Class meetings: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30-10:45, 304 Manning Hall
An introduction to research methods used in information science. Includes the writing of a research proposal. (This course must be successfully completed (i.e., with a grade of B or higher) by any student wishing to register for INLS 99, Honors Thesis in Information Science.)
Robson, C. (2002). Real World Research. 2nd edition. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.
Additional required readings are listed on the class schedule.
The course grade will be based on four assignments plus class participation:
You will be using SILS library and lab resources during the course of the semester. Please remember that many of your fellow students also need to use the same material. Follow the proper checkout procedures and return materials promptly to be a good SILS citizen.
The UNC Honor Code, which prohibits giving or receiving unauthorized aid in the completion of assignments, is in effect in this class. The Instrument of Student Judicial Governance gives examples of actions that constitute academic dishonesty.
There are some specific guidelines for this class.
Schedule (today) / Assignments / Sakai site for class
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