Sharing Methodology & Results Response

Added by Raquel, response for How Do We Benefit? Let Me Count the Ways… Quest

Internal Reports – Case Studies Years ago, I conducted a research project involving the use of reference tracking tools and procedures across multiple branches of a large University Library. I relied on the information others have provided who have conducted similar resources via listservs and journal articles. Since this was a case study of a unique population (bilingual University, 12 branches), the study involved creating new surveys, and assessment tools to analyze our specific population. Even though I did consult others… Read more »

Pay-to-Learn Response

Added by Raquel, response for From Physical to Digital Quest

Classes and Courses. At one point, if you wanted to attend a course or class, you had to physically be present in that classroom. Now, with online classes, MOOCs, and video tutorials, you can access content, get credits, and learn from anywhere where you have internet. Although online education makes courses more accessible to certain individuals who were unable to attend physical classes due perhaps to geographical location, travel restrictions, work schedules, family situation, disabilities, etc., it is rare that… Read more »

Open Peer Review – Develop a system, carried out by community members, for monitoring members’ behavior. Response

Added by Raquel, response for Give an Example of One of Ostrom’s Eight Principles Quest

Develop a system, carried out by community members, for monitoring members’ behavior. In scientific/scholarly research, individuals are expected to behave ethically, and provide correct, reliable, and valid information to promote progress and understanding of important issues. Although this rule (to behave ethically) is understood by all participating in the scholarly discourse, our behavior is still overseen by our peers – not to punish or control but rather to allow the individuals within the scholarly community an opportunity to participate.  By… Read more »