Monthly Archives: October 2013

Resources and tools for Critical Appraisal by Michelle Maden

People often ask me where they can find useful tools and resources for critical appraisal. The majority of the resources are on the CATNiP wiki but below is a selection of the ones I have found I cannot do without! … Continue reading

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Introduction to Critical Appraisal by Michelle Maden

What is Critical Appraisal? Critical Appraisal is an assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of research methodology. It aims to examine bias and assess both internal validity and external validity Bias – Systematic error in individual studies that can lead … Continue reading

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Case Study: Measuring the Impact of your Library on the strategic objectives and priorities of your organisation by Clare Payne

What did you do? We recognised that it was vital that we collect data on the impact our service has on the business of our Trust. We wanted to make sure that we used language that resonated with the Board, … Continue reading

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