Use of Ethnograpgy and Grounded Theory (GT) in LIS Research: A Study


Appasaheb Naikal and Mallikarjun Angadi

Among various qualitative research techniques ethnographic and grounded  theories (GT) are widely used across all disciples and subject domains. This paper reviews the benefits and challenges associated with using ethnographic research and GT in libraries and information science research. It also provides both historical and recent examples of its application and use at various libraries and information centre’s research. Further his study recommended various possible way of using Ethnographic and GT methods in Library and information Centres research.

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