Book Vendor Resources


Action Research Resources

Beck, Susan E., & Manuel, Kate. Practical Research Methods for Librarians and Information Professionals. New York. Neal-Schuman, 2008.

Evidenced Based Library and Information Practice, Vol. 4, No 2 (2009).

Farmer, Leslie. How to Conduct Action Research: A Guide for Library Media Specialists. Chicago: American Association of School Librarians, 2003.

Harvey, Carl A., II. No School Library Left Behind: Leadership, School Improvement, and the Media Specialist. Worthington, OH: Linworth, 2008.

Howard, Joy K., & Eckhardt, Su A. Action Research: A Guide for Library Media Specialists. Worthington, OH: Linworth 2004.

Hughes-Hassell, Sandra, & Harada, Violet H. School Reform and the School Library Media Specialist. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimitjed, 2007.

Johnson, Andrew P. A Short Guide to Action Research, 3rd ed. Boston: Pearson, 2008. (Original work published 2002).

Leedy, Paul D. & Ormrod, Jeanne Ellis. Practical Research: Planning and Design, 9th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2010.

Osterman, Karen F., & Kottkamp, Robert B. Reflective Practice for Educators: Professional Development to Improve Student Learning, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2004. 

Websites for Research Studies
American Association of School Librarians. School Library Media Research.

Madison Wisconsin Metropolitan School District. Classroom Action Research.