The purpose of this professional development program is to enhance and extend the research approaches of those who those who are practicing librarians and hold a master’s degree in library science. It is a self-directed online learning experience incorporating a variety of learning resources, assignments, and assessments. The anticipated outcome of the program for each participant will be the development of a research proposal (a plan for conducting a research study).
A Research Agenda is a list of questions to focus on -- they are the destinations you are tacking towards, the organizing principle around which you work. You might not be focusing on all of them all the time, but just formulating a list and putting it down will cause your mind to roll over them in the background like a kind of background thread.
Digital media is changing how scholars interact, collaborate, write and publish. Here,Jessie Daniels describes how to be a scholar now, when peer-reviewed articles can begin as Tweets and blog posts. In this new environment, scholars are able to create knowledge in ways that are more open, more fluid, and more easily read by wider audiences.
Creating a research agenda should be a major goal for all graduate students — regardless of theoretical interests, methodological preferences, or career aspirations. A research agenda helps you orient yourself toward both short- and long-term goals; it will guide your selection of classes, help you decide which academic conferences (and within those, which specific divisions) to engage in, and steer you in recruiting mentors and research collaborators.
Most of you by now have some sense of your research agenda—the scholarly work you are doing in your field. It’s important to consider your agenda, how you are developing it, whether or not you can sustain it over a period of time, and the ways in which you are contributing to the larger conversations in your field. Here are some thoughts and tips.
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