Informing library research with focus groups

Graham R. Walden (University Libraries, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA)

Library Management

ISSN: 0143-5124

Publication date: 10 November 2014

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate alternative strategies to enhance participant interaction in library focus groups.

Design/methodology/approach

Descriptive alternatives strategies are suggested as techniques to enhance participant interaction in library focus groups.

Findings

There are no findings as such, rather this is a paper which suggests different approaches than have hitherto be tried in library focus groups.

Originality/value

There has not been a similar article or set of proposed alternative strategies on this subject in so far as library focus groups are concerned.

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Citation

Walden, G. (2014), "Informing library research with focus groups", Library Management, Vol. 35 No. 8/9, pp. 558-564. https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-02-2014-0023

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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