Author Identifiers

ORCID : 0000-0001-6079-5333

Collection Type

Dataset

Upload Date

2016

Faculty

Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science

School or Research Centre

School of Computer and Security Science

Contact

Email: rchellia@our.ecu.edu.au

Publisher

Edith Cowan University

Funders

Australian Postgraduate Award (APA).

Australian Government : Department of Education and Training

Description

This dataset consists of 3 files:

File 1: Qualitative data enclosed in Microsoft Excel file. Data collection includes one to one interviews with Western Australian migrants.

Content analysis: interview utterances were analysed for content, classified into categories, and coded and entered in Microsoft Excel file columns.

File 2: Qualitative data enclosed in Microsoft Word file. Data collection includes one to one interviews with Western Australian migrants.

Content analysis: interview utterances were analysed for content, classified into categories, and coded and entered in Microsoft Word file columns.

File 3: Quantitative data enclosed in Qualtrics software which includes public librarians’ responses to a Web survey. SPSS Tables and Figures imported from the Qualtrics Software raw data into a Word file.

Methodology

Semi structured one to one interviews and electronic web survey using Qualtrics software.

For full details on the research methodology, see Chapter 3 of the author's thesis (http://ro.ecu.edu.au/theses/1524/)

FoR Codes

0807

DOI

10.4225/75/56cc126d627d9

Research Activity Title

Community Building, Multiculturalism and the Suburban Public Library

Research Activity Description

A PhD research project to build sustainable communities in multicultural nations by leveraging the services of the public library for nation building.

The information needs of diverse communities in the population were obtained through interviews with local migrants in Western Australia. The inductive content analysis methodology was used to analysed the data collected and presented in a Microsoft Excel file.

An evaluation of the current level of public library services and programs were obtained from a web electronic survey administered to librarians in Australian public libraries. The SPSS software was used for data analysis.

Data findings underpins the Model for Sustainable Public Libraries described in the author's Phd thesis publication (Chapter 7, p.216). Thesis is available from: http://ro.ecu.edu.au/theses/1524.

Start of data collection time period

2011

End of data collection time period

2012

Language

en

File Format(s)

.xlsx, .doc

File Size

File 1 (33KB), File 2 (31KB), File 3 (137KB)

Viewing Instructions

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
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