[LISdocstudents] My PhD research
wshakalis at gmail.com
Sat Sep 21 10:59:08 EDT 2013
I am a PhD student at the Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and
Information science, Boston.
Currently I am in mid-process of doing course work, and defining possible
areas of research and a dissertation thesis.
I work full-time as a tenure track, faculty-status librarian at Worcester
State University, as a Cataloging Librarian.
I am interested in philosophy and LIS, and have been focusing in
particular on phenomenology as a research methodology. But I am aiming as a
higher level approach where I hope to outline what a phenomenological
research program for LIS would be, given the lack of understanding most
studnets or researchers have of what phenomenology is all about, and what a
rigorous application of it would intend in a qualitative methodological
*William Shakalis, MSLS*
*PhD candidate, Simmons College,*
* Graduate School of Library and Information Science*
*wshakalis at gmail.com* <wshakalis at gmail.com>
*cell: 860 208-7273*
*"How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a
book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain our miracles and
reveal new ones. " Henry David Thoreau, Walden.*
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