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Discovering the social organization of school library work
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
at the role and function of the school librarian/school media specialist as socially-organized and institutionally-oriented. Using ethnographic data gathering techniques of interviews, participant-observation, and textual analysis in a middle school...
The impact of technology on organizational change in public libraries : a qualitative study
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
This dissertation investigated the impact of technology on organization change in public libraries. Over the past 12 to 15 years, public access computers have been introduced into public libraries of all sizes. Once these public access computers...
A phenomenological study of new adult readers' participation in a community reading program
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
This research presents a phenomenological study of readers who participated in a community reading program. It examines participatory education in the context of a community reading project hosted by a public library. Narrative interviews...