Free ticketed event
This active learning workshop will guide participants through the following five segments: What are Qualitative Methods?, Developing a Qualitative Research Question, Qualitative Data Collection, Qualitative Data Analysis, and Sharing Your Results. Each segment will feature real-world examples, group discussion, and hands-on activities.
Amy G. Buhler is an Engineering Librarian at University of Florida’s Marston Science Library. She started this position in November 2007. Amy handles collection management, library instruction, literature search assistance, and faculty/staff consultations in the areas of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Engineering Education. Prior to her work at Marston, Amy was a medical librarian for six years at the University of Florida Health Science Center Libraries. Amy holds a Master of Science in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida. Her research interests consist of assessment of information seeking behaviors, library instruction, and the marketing and outreach of library services.
Amy S. Van Epps is Director of Sciences and Engineering Services in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Libraries at Harvard University. She was recently an associate professor of Library Science and Engineering Librarian at Purdue University. She has extensive experience providing instruction for engineering and technology students, including Purdue’s first-year engineering program. Her research interests include finding effective methods for integrating information literacy knowledge into the undergraduate engineering curriculum. Ms. Van Epps has a BA in engineering science from Lafayette College, her MSLS from Catholic University of America, a M.Eng. in Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and is currently working on her PhD in Engineering Education at Purdue.
Margaret Phillips is an Assistant Professor of Library Science and Engineering Information Specialist in the Purdue University Libraries. Her research areas include technical standards and engineering and technology information literacy.