A Review of the Meta-Analysis in Library and Information Science

문헌정보학분야에서 메타분석 연구에 관한 고찰

  • 노정순 (한남대학교 문과대학 문헌정보학과)
  • Published : 2008.03.30


Meta-analysis refers to the analysis of analysis. It is the statistical analysis of a large collection of analysis results from individual studies for the purpose of summarizing, integrating and interpreting the inconsistent findings. However, no meta-analysis study has been conducted in Library and Information Science in Korea. This Study introduced the characteristics, basic principles, analysis procesure, and major models of meta-analysis, reviewed meta-analysis studies in Library and Information Science, and discussed major problems in conducting meta-analysis in Library and Information Science especially in Korea.


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