Universitatea „Valahia” din Târgovişte, Facultatea de Ştiinţe Umaniste “Valahia” University of Targoviste, Faculty of Letter
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2 / 2013
Research Methodology for Humanities
In this paper I’ll try to describe the objectives for Humanities Research Methodology course that I support at the University “Valahia” of Targoviste, Faculty of Humanities. I will also highlight the skills which the master students will obtain at the end of the course. The aim of the paper is to demonstrate the necessity of this discipline in the university curriculum and to examine this phenomenon in the context of higher education, by assessing the quality of current information literacy strategy documentation and exploring the application of corporate strategy concepts and techniques to this emergent field of professional practice. Analyzing this aspect in Romanian universities it is observable that only a small proportion of Romanian students use the library, and this fact depends upon the faculty expectations. Many times they don’t know what information is available, they have difficulty determining the information they need and the quality of it, they are unable to compare and evaluate alternative information. Therefore, it is imperative that librarians work collaboratively with academics and the information literacy instructions became comprehensive in all universities, not matter the profile
Keywords: Information Literacy, Valahia University of Targoviste, Research Methodology
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