Exploring Case Study Method for Library and Information Science Research

*Heriyanto Heriyanto -  Program Studi Ilmu Perpustakan, Fakultas Ilmu Budaya, Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia
Published: 21 Dec 2018.
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This article explores a case study method for library and information science research. It aims to investigate the implementation of the case study method for Library and Information Science research and seeks to understand how the method has been implemented for the Library and Information Science. Hence some Library and Information research that applied case study method are described and analyzed. The findings show that some phenomenon in the Library and Information Science can be best approached by applying a case study method when the study purposed to address questions like "how does something happen?" or "why does something happen?".

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Library and Information Science; case study method; research method; library and information science research

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